Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Butter
- This ingredient’s score is higher if a product likely contains the non-decolorized whole leaf aloe vera, which is known to cause cancer. The score will be lower if the decolorized version of the ingredient is used.
SYNONYMSALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) BUTTER OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS BUTTER, ALOE BARBADENSIS BUTTER OIL, ALOE VERA BUTTER, and ALOE VERA BUTTER OIL
Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation
This is a trade name mixture comprised of aloe barbadensis leaf extract and cocos nucifera oil.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|Possible human carcinogen||Open scientific literature|
|Cancer - strong evidence||Open scientific literature|
|Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – scientific review cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gaps||Open scientific literature|
|137 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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