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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Use restrictions
Other HIGH concerns: Occupational hazards; Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive); Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology

About STEVIOSIDE: Stevioside is a carbohydrate isolated from Eupatorium rebaudianum.

Function(s): Flavoring Agent; MASKING; ORAL CARE


Occupational hazards

Concern Reference
Allowed workplace exposures restricted to very low dosesEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling
Strong evidence of occupational hazardsEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as very toxic or harmful (only for products for use around the mouth; products for use on the lips; products that may be aerosolized (airborne); products for use on skin)European Union - Classification & Labelling


Concern Reference
Wildlife and environmental toxicityEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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