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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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foundation69 products
lipstick69 products
facial moisturizer/treatment54 products
serums & essences49 products
moisturizer with SPF29 products
concealer28 products
conditioner22 products
shampoo21 products
mask20 products
lip gloss20 products
moisturizer19 products
beach & sport sunscreen18 products
bronzer/highlighter18 products
facial cleanser17 products
eye shadow14 products
toners/astringents13 products
around-eye cream12 products
facial powder9 products
anti-aging7 products
lip balm7 products
body firming lotion6 products
hair spray6 products
blush6 products
makeup primer6 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
hair styling aide6 products
body wash/cleanser5 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
bar soap4 products
oil controller3 products
makeup remover3 products
mascara3 products
eye liner3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
2 products
bath oil/salts/soak2 products
hand cream2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
sunless tanning2 products
detangler1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
brow liner1 products
lip plumper1 products
body spray1 products
CC cream1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
baby lotion1 products
makeup with SPF1 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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