Other ConcernsMultiple, additive exposure sources (low)
SYNONYMS(3S,3'S)-3,3'-DIHYDROXY-BETA,BETA-CAROTENE-4,4'-DIONE and ASTAXANTHIN
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|serums & essences||16 products|
|daily use with SPF||7 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||5 products|
|around-eye cream||3 products|
|facial cleanser||2 products|
|hand cream||1 products|
|cuticle treatment||1 products|
|baby sunscreen||1 products|
|recreational sunscreen||1 products|
|after shave||1 products|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information available||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|1404 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- 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.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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