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CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT

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Data: Limited

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  • Neurotoxicity (low)

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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conditioner163 products
shampoo139 products
moisturizer133 products
facial moisturizer/treatment114 products
foundation104 products
body wash/cleanser93 products
facial cleanser86 products
concealer74 products
mask72 products
beach & sport sunscreen57 products
baby wipes56 products
lipstick55 products
makeup remover44 products
body firming lotion36 products
serums & essences36 products
toners/astringents31 products
exfoliant/scrub30 products
liquid hand soap29 products
moisturizer with SPF28 products
baby shampoo24 products
baby lotion24 products
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around-eye cream23 products
makeup primer22 products
lip gloss20 products
hair color and bleaching18 products
eye liner17 products
bronzer/highlighter17 products
hair styling aide16 products
hand cream16 products
eye shadow16 products
antiperspirant/deodorant15 products
baby soap15 products
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lip balm12 products
shaving cream11 products
hand sanitizer11 products
baby sunscreen11 products
anti-aging10 products
diaper cream10 products
lip balm with SPF10 products
hair spray9 products
CC cream9 products
baby bubble bath9 products
styling gel/lotion8 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)7 products
toothpaste7 products
shaving cream (men's)6 products
blush6 products
bath oil/salts/soak5 products
after sun product4 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
sunless tanning4 products
baby oil4 products
brow liner4 products
detangler4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
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body oil3 products
body spray3 products
foot cleansing2 products
facial powder2 products
BB cream2 products
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bar soap2 products
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glitter1 products
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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of [[system]] toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Matricaria recutita, ext.; -; blue chamomile oil; Chamomile (flower oil); Chamomile essential oil; Chamomile oil blue; Chamomile oil, Blue; Essential oil of Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) obtained from flower tops by steam distillation of Egypt orig; cas_numbers: 8002-66-2, 84082-60-0

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Weak evidence of possible pregnancy/birth effects associated with chamomile consumption.Laura Cuzzolin, Francesco Francini-Pesenti, Giovanna Verlato, Marco Joppi, Paola Baldelli & Giuseppina Benoni 2010. Use of herbal products among 392 Italian pregnant women: focus on pregnancy outcome. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety 19(11), 1151-8.

Neurotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Derivatives of C. recutita may impact behavioral/neurological endpoints in humans.Sepide Miraj & Samira Alesaeidi 2016. A systematic review study of therapeutic effects of Matricaria recuitta chamomile (chamomile). Electronic physician 8(9), 3024-3031.

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
70 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Matricaria recutita, ext.; -; blue chamomile oil; Chamomile (flower oil); Chamomile essential oil; Chamomile oil blue; Chamomile oil, Blue; Essential oil of Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) obtained from flower tops by steam distillation of Egypt orig; cas_numbers: 8002-66-2, 84082-60-0
  • Laura Cuzzolin, Francesco Francini-Pesenti, Giovanna Verlato, Marco Joppi, Paola Baldelli & Giuseppina Benoni 2010. Use of herbal products among 392 Italian pregnant women: focus on pregnancy outcome. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety 19(11), 1151-8.
  • Sepide Miraj & Samira Alesaeidi 2016. A systematic review study of therapeutic effects of Matricaria recuitta chamomile (chamomile). Electronic physician 8(9), 3024-3031.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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