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Achillea Millefolium (Common Yarrow) Extract

Other Concerns

Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

SYNONYMS

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT, COMMON YARROW EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM, EXTRACT OF YARROW, MILFOIL EXTRACT, YARROW (ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM) EXTRACT, YARROW EXTRACT, YARROW HERB (ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM L.), and YARROW, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM, EXT.

Achillea Millefolium Extract is an extract of the whole plant of the yarrow, Achillea millefolium.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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foundation48 products
conditioner25 products
shampoo20 products
styling gel/lotion14 products
facial moisturizer/treatment12 products
hair treatment/serum12 products
mask11 products
moisturizer9 products
serums & essences8 products
hair styling aide7 products
facial cleanser7 products
5 products
CC cream4 products
toners/astringents4 products
liquid hand soap4 products
bubble bath2 products
makeup primer2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
hair spray2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
detangler2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
baby shampoo1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
after sun product1 products
baby soap1 products
around-eye cream1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
concealer1 products
baby lotion1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Insufficient data to determine safetyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
155 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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