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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/treatment75 products
lipstick74 products
foundation69 products
serums & essences63 products
mask45 products
recreational sunscreen36 products
conditioner36 products
shampoo34 products
moisturizer34 products
daily use with SPF31 products
concealer28 products
facial cleanser25 products
bronzer/highlighter21 products
toners/astringents21 products
lip gloss20 products
around-eye cream18 products
eye shadow14 products
exfoliant/scrub13 products
anti-aging13 products
body wash/cleanser11 products
hand cream11 products
facial powder10 products
hair styling aide10 products
hair spray9 products
body firming lotion8 products
lip balm8 products
liquid hand soap7 products
styling gel/lotion7 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
makeup primer7 products
setting powder/spray7 products
bar soap6 products
blush6 products
makeup remover5 products
oil controller4 products
mascara4 products
body oil3 products
styling mousse/foam3 products
eye liner3 products
detangler3 products
sunless tanning2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
CC cream2 products
bath oil/salts/soak2 products
2 products
after sun product1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
baby lotion1 products
body spray1 products
beard cleanser1 products
lip plumper1 products
nail treatment1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
brow liner1 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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