Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT: Althaea Officinalis Root Extract is an extract of the roots of the althaea, Althaea officinalis.
Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; SKIN CONDITIONING
Synoym(s): ALTHAEA EXTRACT; ALTHEA EXTRACT (ALTHEA OFFICINALIS) MARSHMALLOW ROOT; ALTHEA EXTRACT MARSHMALLOW ROOT; ALTHEA OFFICINALIS MARSHMALLOW ROOT; ALTHEA ROOT EXTRACT; ALTHEA ROOT OIL; EXTRACT OF ALTHAEA; EXTRACT OF ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS; MARSHMALLOW ROOT EXTRACT; OILS, MARSHMALLOW
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry. |
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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