Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About LAURUS NOBILIS LEAF EXTRACT: Laurus Nobilis Leaf Extract is an extract of the leaves of the laurel, Laurus nobilis.
Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; Skin-Conditioning Agent -Occlusive; MASKING; REFRESHING; TONIC
Synonym(s): BAY LAUREL EXTRACT; EXTRACT OF GRECIAN LAUREL; EXTRACT OF LAUREL; EXTRACT OF LAURUS NOBILIS; EXTRACT OF SWEET BAY; GRECIAN LAUREL EXTRACT; LAUREL (LAURUS NOBILIS) EXTRACT; LAUREL EXTRACT; LAUREL LEAVES EXTRACT (LAURUS NOBILIS L.) ; LAURUS NOBILIS EXTRACT; LAURUS NOBILIS, EXT.
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|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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