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ACACIA SENEGAL GUM

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Moderate Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Low Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Low Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of respiratory effects; skin irritation/allergies/damage; general systemic/organ effects
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM can be found in 15 products.
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Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Asthmagen (sensitizing)
 
moderate
 
AOEC Exposure Code List (2020 Update) - Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review panel reports this substance can cause allergies.
 
some
 
2005. Final report of the safety assessment of Acacia catechu gum, Acacia concinna fruit extract, Acacia dealbata leaf extract, Acacia dealbata leaf wax, Acacia decurrens extract, Acacia farnesiana extract, Acacia farnesiana flower wax, Acacia farnesiana gum, A. International journal of toxicology 24 Suppl 3, 75-118.
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review panel reports this substance is unlikely to be a skin irritant.
 
low
 
2005. Final report of the safety assessment of Acacia catechu gum, Acacia concinna fruit extract, Acacia dealbata leaf extract, Acacia dealbata leaf wax, Acacia decurrens extract, Acacia farnesiana extract, Acacia farnesiana flower wax, Acacia farnesiana gum, A. International journal of toxicology 24 Suppl 3, 75-118.
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review panel reports this substance is unlikely to be genotoxic.
 
low
 
2005. Final report of the safety assessment of Acacia catechu gum, Acacia concinna fruit extract, Acacia dealbata leaf extract, Acacia dealbata leaf wax, Acacia decurrens extract, Acacia farnesiana extract, Acacia farnesiana flower wax, Acacia farnesiana gum, A. International journal of toxicology 24 Suppl 3, 75-118.
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)
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review panel reports this substance is not a reproductive or developmental toxicant.
 
low
 
2005. Final report of the safety assessment of Acacia catechu gum, Acacia concinna fruit extract, Acacia dealbata leaf extract, Acacia dealbata leaf wax, Acacia decurrens extract, Acacia farnesiana extract, Acacia farnesiana flower wax, Acacia farnesiana gum, A. International journal of toxicology 24 Suppl 3, 75-118.
 
 
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