Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM ACID: Wheat Germ Acid is a mixture of fatty acids derived from Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ(q.v.).
Function(s): Surfactant - Cleansing Agent; Surfactant - Emulsifying AgentSurfactant-Emulsifying Agent is included for the soap form of Wheat Germ Acid.; EMOLLIENT; SKIN CONDITIONING
Synoym(s): WHEAT GERM ACID, ACIDS, WHEAT GERM; FATTY ACIDS, WHEAT GERM-OIL; TRITICUM VULGARE GERM ACID; WHEAT GERM ACIDS; WHEAT GERM OIL FATTY ACIDS
|160 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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