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Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil

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SYNONYMS

ARGAN KERNEL OIL, ARGAN OIL, ARGANIA SIDEROXYLON OILS, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA OILS, ARRGANIA SIDEROXYLON OIL, OILS, ARGANIA SIDEROXYLON, and OILS, ARGANIA SPINOSA

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil is a fixed oil expressed from the kernels of the African tree, Argania spinosa.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

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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
45 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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
  • 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.

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