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HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Endocrine disruption

About HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID: Hydroxycinnamic Acid is an organic comound.

Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synoym(s): 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 3- (4-HYDROXYPHENYL) -; 3- (4-HYDROXYPHENYL) - 2-PROPENOIC ACID; 3- (4-HYDROXYPHENYL) -2-PROPENOIC ACID; 4-HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID; P-COUMARIC ACID; P-HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID; P-HYDROXYPHENYLACRYLIC ACID; 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 3- (4-HYDROXYPHENYL) - (9CI) ; 3- (4-HYDROXYPHENYL) -2-PROPENOIC ACID; 4'-HYDROXYCINNAMIC ACID; 4-COUMARIC ACID

Endocrine disruption

Concern Reference
Human endocrine disruptor - strong evidenceEuropean Commission on Endocrine Disruption

Data gaps

Concern Reference
1,751 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

EU (European Union)- Strategy for Endocrine Disrupters 2007. Commision on endocrin disruption requested by the European Parliament in 1998.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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