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About PHYTOLACCA DECANDRA EXTRACT: Phytolacca Decandra Extract is an extract of the roots of the poke root, Phytolacca decandra.
Function(s): Not Reported
Synoym(s): EXTRACT OF POKE ROOT; POKE ROOT (PHYTOLACCA DECANDRA) EXTRACT; POKE ROOT EXTRACT
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||CosIng|
|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/ .|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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