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PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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About PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT: Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Bark Extract is an extract of the bark of the wild cherry, Prunusserotina.

Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Not Reported; MASKING; MOISTURISING; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synoym(s): PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT, CHERRY BARK EXTRACT; WILD CHERRY TREE OIL; CHERRY BARK, WILD, EXTRACT (PRUNUS SEROTINA EHRH.) ; CHERRY LAUREL OIL (FFPA) (PRUNUS LAUROCERASUS L.) ; EXTRACT (PRUNUS SEROTINA EHRH.) CHERRY BARK, WILD; EXTRACT OF PRUNUS SEROTINA BARK; EXTRACT OF WILD CHERRY; EXTRACT OF WILD CHERRY BARK; OILS, CHERRY LAUREL; PRUNUS SEROTINA BARK EXTRACT; PRUNUS SEROTINA EXTRACT; WILD CHER RY BARK EXTRACT

Data gaps

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

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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