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Capsicum Frutescens (Cayenne) Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

CAPSICUM EXTRACT, CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS (CAYENNE) EXTRACT, CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS EXTRACT, CAPSICUM TINCTURE, CAYENNE EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF CAPSICUM, and EXTRACT OF CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS

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


Capsicum Frutescens Fruit Extract is an extract of the dried fruit of the capsicum, Capsicumfrutescens.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
99 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.

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