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CYCLODEXTRIN

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for general systemic/organ effects
CYCLODEXTRIN can be found in 17 products.
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This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) reports this substance increases urinary protein concentrations at high doses in animals.
Only in: Food Scores®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1995. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 35, 1996, nos 832-852 on INCHEM. ß-CYCLODEXTRIN. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 35, 1996, No. 843 (inchem).
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) reports this substance causes gastrointestinal inflammation in animals.
Only in: Food Scores®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1995. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 35, 1996, nos 832-852 on INCHEM. ß-CYCLODEXTRIN. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 35, 1996, No. 843 (inchem).
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) reports this substance causes liver effects at high doses in animals.
Only in: Food Scores®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1995. Toxicological evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 35, 1996, nos 832-852 on INCHEM. ß-CYCLODEXTRIN. WHO Food Additives Series, No. 35, 1996, No. 843 (inchem).
 
 
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