Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About OLIVE ACID: Olive Acid is a mixture of fatty acids derived from Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil (q.v.).
Function(s): Surfactant - Cleansing Agent; OPACIFYING
Synoym(s): ACIDS, OLIVE; FATTY ACIDS, OLIVE-OIL; OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) ACID; OLIVE ACIDS
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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