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CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT

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Data: Fair

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  • Use restrictions (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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eye shadow36 products
facial moisturizer/treatment23 products
beach & sport sunscreen15 products
moisturizer with SPF14 products
shampoo11 products
serums & essences9 products
conditioner7 products
mask7 products
toners/astringents7 products
blush6 products
moisturizer5 products
facial cleanser4 products
mascara3 products
makeup primer2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
foundation2 products
around-eye cream2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
diaper cream2 products
makeup remover1 products
hand cream1 products
hair spray1 products
lip plumper1 products
concealer1 products
hair styling aide1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
baby shampoo1 products
body oil1 products
beard cleanser1 products
shaving cream1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
lip balm1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
bar soap1 products
detangler1 products
baby soap1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA_Standard_170html

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1487 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 Everything Added to Food

Data Sources

  • IFRA_Standard_170html
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met use restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data.

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