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Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

APRICOT ESSENTIAL OIL, APRICOT KERNEL ESSENTIAL OIL, APRICOT KERNEL OIL, APRICOT KERNEL OIL (PRUNUS ARMENIACA L.), APRICOT KERNELS OIL, APRICOT OIL, OIL OF APRICOT KERNELS, OILS, APRICOT, PERSIC OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) ESSENTIAL OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL ESSENTIAL OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA ESSENTIAL OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL ESSENTIAL OIL, PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL, and PRUNUS ARMENIACA OIL

Common concerns

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  • 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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moisturizer112 products
facial moisturizer/treatment93 products
lip gloss88 products
body oil52 products
lip balm49 products
lipstick43 products
foundation43 products
serums & essences40 products
hand cream40 products
facial cleanser39 products
exfoliant/scrub35 products
beard oil35 products
hair treatment/serum31 products
mask26 products
conditioner22 products
bronzer/highlighter18 products
shampoo15 products
body wash/cleanser14 products
blush14 products
bar soap14 products
antiperspirant/deodorant14 products
around-eye cream13 products
brow liner12 products
baby lotion8 products
styling gel/lotion8 products
bath oil/salts/soak7 products
recreational sunscreen7 products
muscle/joint soreness7 products
baby sunscreen7 products
daily use with SPF6 products
makeup primer6 products
cuticle treatment6 products
liquid hand soap6 products
damaged skin treatment6 products
after sun product6 products
5 products
makeup remover5 products
beard care5 products
hair styling aide4 products
foot moisturizer4 products
nail treatment4 products
anti-aging3 products
body firming lotion3 products
baby oil3 products
fragrance for women3 products
tanning oil3 products
concealer3 products
detangler2 products
shaving cream2 products
body spray2 products
toners/astringents1 products
bubble bath1 products
sunless tanning1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
glitter1 products
baby wipes1 products
BB cream1 products
polish remover1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
hair spray1 products
baby shampoo1 products
diaper cream1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
eye shadow1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
164 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 Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

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
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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.

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