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Data: Fair

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (TEA PLANT) LEAF, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF, and GREEN TEA LEAF

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


Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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exfoliant/scrub9 products
mask8 products
foundation6 products
serums & essences6 products
facial moisturizer/treatment5 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
facial cleanser5 products
moisturizer3 products
toners/astringents3 products
facial powder2 products
bar soap2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
baby lotion2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
conditioner2 products
shampoo1 products
lip balm1 products
lipstick1 products
around-eye cream1 products
eye liner1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
CC cream1 products
blush1 products
baby soap1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
1620 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

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Data availability

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