This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Extract of the dried flowers of the arnica plant, Arcnica montana.
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MODERATEAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|around-eye cream||34 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||31 products|
|facial cleanser||23 products|
|muscle/joint soreness||23 products|
|body wash/cleanser||16 products|
|serums & essences||12 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||11 products|
|hair treatment/serum||10 products|
|body oil||7 products|
|liquid hand soap||7 products|
|recreational sunscreen||6 products|
|shaving cream||4 products|
|daily use with SPF||4 products|
|hand cream||4 products|
|setting powder/spray||3 products|
|styling gel/lotion||3 products|
|baby shampoo||3 products|
|baby lotion||2 products|
|styling mousse/foam||2 products|
|hair styling aide||2 products|
|baby soap||2 products|
|beard cleanser||2 products|
|after shave||2 products|
|damaged skin treatment||2 products|
|body firming lotion||2 products|
|baby sunscreen||2 products|
|baby bubble bath||1 products|
|makeup remover||1 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|makeup primer||1 products|
|diaper cream||1 products|
|bubble bath||1 products|
|after sun product||1 products|
|Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidence||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|Insufficient data to determine safety||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|145 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Food Additive Status|
- 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.
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