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QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Low Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Low Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for damage to DNA; cancer; acute aquatic toxicity
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT can be found in 29 products.
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Components of Q. saponaria (saponins) can impact immune function.
 
some
 
Juliane Deise Fleck, Andresa Heemann Betti, Francini Pereira da Silva, Eduardo Artur Troian, Cristina Olivaro, Fernando Ferreira & Simone Gasparin Verza. 2019. Saponins from Quillaja saponaria and Quillaja brasiliensis: Particular Chemical Characteristics and Biological Activities. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland) 24(1).
Components of Q. saponaria (saponins) can cause hemolysis and damage other cells.
 
some
 
Juliane Deise Fleck, Andresa Heemann Betti, Francini Pereira da Silva, Eduardo Artur Troian, Cristina Olivaro, Fernando Ferreira & Simone Gasparin Verza. 2019. Saponins from Quillaja saponaria and Quillaja brasiliensis: Particular Chemical Characteristics and Biological Activities. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland) 24(1).
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
The EPA concluded this substance was not a dermal irritant.
 
low
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. BIOPESTICIDES REGISTRATION ACTION DOCUMENT SAPONINS OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (PC Code 097095). Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Biochemical Pesticides Branch.
The EPA concluded this substance has low acute dermal toxicity.
 
low
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. BIOPESTICIDES REGISTRATION ACTION DOCUMENT SAPONINS OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (PC Code 097095). Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Biochemical Pesticides Branch.
The EPA concluded this substance has low acute oral toxicity.
 
low
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. BIOPESTICIDES REGISTRATION ACTION DOCUMENT SAPONINS OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (PC Code 097095). Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Biochemical Pesticides Branch.
The EPA concluded this substance was not a dermal sensitizer.
 
low
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. BIOPESTICIDES REGISTRATION ACTION DOCUMENT SAPONINS OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (PC Code 097095). Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Biochemical Pesticides Branch.
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA)
acute aquatic toxicity, LC50 fish, EC50 crustacea, EC50 plants (mg/L)
 
low
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. BIOPESTICIDES REGISTRATION ACTION DOCUMENT SAPONINS OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (PC Code 097095). Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Biochemical Pesticides Branch.
The EPA concluded this substance is not carcinogenic.
 
low
 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. BIOPESTICIDES REGISTRATION ACTION DOCUMENT SAPONINS OF QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (PC Code 097095). Office of Pesticide Programs, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Biochemical Pesticides Branch.
 
 
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