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CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL EXTRACT

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About CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL EXTRACT: Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract is an extract of the peel of the grapefruit, Citrusgrandis.

Function(s): Not Reported; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synoym(s): CITRUS GRAN DIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL EXTRACT; CITRUS GRANDIS PEEL EXTRACT; CITRUS PARADISI PEEL EXTRACT; EXTRACT OF CITRUS GRANDIS PEEL; EXTRACT OF GRAPEFRUIT PEEL; GRAPEFRUIT PEEL EXTRACT

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCosIng

Multiple, additive exposure sources

Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
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.
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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