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Citrus Reticulata Peel Extract

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Other Concerns

Use restrictions (high)

SYNONYMS

CITRUS AURANTIUM TACHIBANA PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS UNSHIU (SATSUMA MANDARIN) PEEL EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF CITRUS AURANTIUM TACHIBANA PEEL, EXTRACT OF CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL, EXTRACT OF CITRUS UNSHIU PEEL, EXTRACT OF JAPANESE ORANGE PEEL, JAPANESE ORANGE PEEL EXTRACT, and SATSUMA MANDARIN PEEL EXTRACT

Peel extract from any species/subspecies with accepted scientific name of Citrus reticulata, including tangerine (C. reticulata blanco), mandarin (C. nobilis), satsuma (C. unshiu), C. depressa, and C. aurantium tachibana.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment16 products
body wash/cleanser9 products
mask7 products
serums & essences6 products
shampoo4 products
facial cleanser4 products
daily use with SPF4 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
moisturizer3 products
toners/astringents3 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
around-eye cream2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
makeup remover1 products
oil controller1 products
bubble bath1 products

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
179 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • 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.

Understanding scores

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Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

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