ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF POWDER
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|recreational sunscreen||3 products|
|baby soap||2 products|
|hand sanitizer||2 products|
|facial powder||2 products|
|bubble bath||1 products|
|daily use with SPF||1 products|
|baby shampoo||1 products|
|hair styling aide||1 products|
|tanning oil||1 products|
|beard care||1 products|
|bar soap||1 products|
|setting powder/spray||1 products|
|serums & essences||1 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||1 products|
|facial cleanser||1 products|
|body wash/cleanser||1 products|
|Possible human carcinogen||IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) 2016. Overall Evaluations of Carcinogenicity to Humans, as evaluated in IARC Monographs Volumes 1-113.|
|Cancer - strong evidence||NTP (National Toxicology Program) 2013. NTP TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE TOXICOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS STUDIES OF A NONDECOLORIZED WHOLE LEAF EXTRACT OF ALOE BARBADENSIS MILLER (ALOE VERA) IN F344/N RATS AND B6C3F1 MICE (DRINKING WATER STUDIES). NIH Publication No. 13-5910.|
|Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – scientific review cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gaps||NTP (National Toxicology Program) 2010. NTP TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE PHOTOCOCARCINOGENESIS STUDY OF ALOE VERA in SKH-1 MICE. NIH Publication No. 10-5894|
|3 month rat study produced significant sperm damage||CIR (2006) 2006 CIR Compendium. Washington, Cosmetic Ingredient Review.|
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||IJT 26(S2):1-50, 2007|
|Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in product||IJT 26(S2):1-50, 2007|
|Missing safety data noted by cosmetic industry review||IJT 26(S2):1-50, 2007|
|89 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Determined safe for use in cosmetics up to a specified concentration limit||IJT 26(S2):1-50, 2007|
- IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) 2016. Overall Evaluations of Carcinogenicity to Humans, as evaluated in IARC Monographs Volumes 1-113.
- NTP (National Toxicology Program) 2013. NTP TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE TOXICOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS STUDIES OF A NONDECOLORIZED WHOLE LEAF EXTRACT OF ALOE BARBADENSIS MILLER (ALOE VERA) IN F344/N RATS AND B6C3F1 MICE (DRINKING WATER STUDIES). NIH Publication No. 13-5910.
- NTP (National Toxicology Program) 2010. NTP TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE PHOTOCOCARCINOGENESIS STUDY OF ALOE VERA in SKH-1 MICE. NIH Publication No. 10-5894
- CIR (2006) 2006 CIR Compendium. Washington, Cosmetic Ingredient Review.
- IJT 26(S2):1-50, 2007
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- 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.
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