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CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

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Data: Fair

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  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

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facial moisturizer/treatment39 products
serums & essences33 products
mask30 products
daily use with SPF24 products
concealer18 products
foundation16 products
facial cleanser16 products
CC cream12 products
moisturizer12 products
shampoo7 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
around-eye cream5 products
makeup remover5 products
conditioner5 products
BB cream5 products
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anti-aging4 products
recreational sunscreen3 products
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body wash/cleanser2 products
bar soap2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
foot cleansing1 products
hand cream1 products
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eye makeup remover1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
bubble bath1 products
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body spray1 products
makeup primer1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
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after shave1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
This study found effects on leukocyte and erythrocyte counts following exposure to C. longa extracts.S Qureshi, A. H. Shah & A. M. Ageel. 1992. Toxicity studies on Alpinia galanga and Curcuma longa. Planta medica 58(2), 124-7.

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Treating female rats and rabbits with C. longa extracts inhibited reproduction.S K. Garg. 1974. Effect of Curcuma longa (rhizomes) on fertility in experimental animals. Planta medica 26(3), 225-7. 

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1285 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

  • S Qureshi, A. H. Shah & A. M. Ageel. 1992. Toxicity studies on Alpinia galanga and Curcuma longa. Planta medica 58(2), 124-7.
  • S K. Garg. 1974. Effect of Curcuma longa (rhizomes) on fertility in experimental animals. Planta medica 26(3), 225-7. 
  • 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.

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