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Illicium Verum (Anise) Oil

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

ANISE ESSENTIAL OIL, ANISE OIL, ANISE OIL, ESSENTIAL, ANISE OIL; ANISE OIL; STARANISEED OIL; STAR ANISE OIL, ANISE, STAR (ILLICIUM VERUM HOOK, F.), ANISE, STAR, OIL (ILLICIUM VERUM HOOK, F.), ANISEED OIL, ESSENTIAL ANISE OIL, F.) ANISE, STAR (ILLICIUM VERUM HOOK, F.) ANISE, STAR, OIL (ILLICIUM VERUM HOOK, ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) ESSENTIAL OIL, ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) OIL, ILLICIUM VERUM (STARANISE TREE) OIL, ILLICIUM VERUM ESSENTIAL OIL, ILLICIUM VERUM OIL, OIL (ILLICIUM VERUM HOOK F.) ANISE, STAR, OIL OF ANISE, OIL, ESSENTIAL, ANISE, OILS, ANISE, STAR (ILLICIUM VERUM HOOK F.) ANISE, and STAR ANISE OIL

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Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
112 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Ecotoxicology

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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
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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