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ALGAE/SEAWEED/KELP EXTRACT (species unspecified)


Data: Limited

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Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment87 products
foundation72 products
lipstick65 products
moisturizer49 products
mask48 products
serums & essences35 products
concealer34 products
daily use with SPF32 products
shampoo31 products
conditioner28 products
recreational sunscreen27 products
facial cleanser24 products
around-eye cream21 products
toners/astringents17 products
hand cream17 products
body wash/cleanser15 products
lip gloss12 products
makeup primer12 products
hair styling aide11 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
anti-aging11 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
liquid hand soap7 products
hair spray6 products
blush6 products
setting powder/spray5 products
bar soap5 products
bronzer/highlighter5 products
body firming lotion5 products
makeup remover5 products
mascara4 products
lip balm3 products
oil controller3 products
facial powder3 products
after sun product3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
body oil2 products
2 products
nail treatment2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
sunless tanning2 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
nail polish2 products
beard oil2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
beard cleanser1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
CC cream1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
foot moisturizer1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
34 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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