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MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS (SWEET CLOVER) EXTRACT

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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About MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS (SWEET CLOVER) EXTRACT: Melilotus Officinalis Extract is an extract of the sweet clover, Melilotus officinalis.

Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; ASTRINGENT; MASKING; SOOTHING

Synonym(s): MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS EXTRACT, EXT. SWEET CLOVER, MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS; EXTRACT OF MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS; EXTRACT OF SWEET CLOVER; MELILOTUS EXTRACT; MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS EXT. SWEET CLOVER; SWEET CLOVER (MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT; SWEET CLOVER EXTRACT; SWEET CLOVER, MELILOTUS OFFICINALIS, EXT.

Data gaps

Concern Reference
51 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

IFRA (International Fragrance Assocication). 2010. IFRA Fragrance Ingredient List based on 2008 Use Survey. Accessed online 01/04/2010: http://www.ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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