Other ConcernsUse restrictions (low)
SYNONYMSBUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII, EXTRACT OF SHEA BUTTER, SHEA BUTTER EXTRACT, and SHEA TREE, EXT.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Extract is an extract of shea butter, Butyrospermumparkii.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|8 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- 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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