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CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER

Score:

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

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment22 products
lipstick21 products
moisturizer with SPF21 products
lip gloss17 products
moisturizer14 products
facial cleanser12 products
CC cream11 products
concealer11 products
mask10 products
bar soap9 products
serums & essences9 products
shampoo6 products
BB cream5 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
conditioner3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
beach & sport sunscreen3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
toners/astringents2 products
fragrance for women2 products
mascara2 products
toothpaste2 products
makeup remover2 products
around-eye cream1 products
body firming lotion1 products
eye liner1 products
facial powder1 products
body spray1 products
baby soap1 products
tooth whitening1 products
hand cream1 products
foundation1 products
after shave1 products
after sun product1 products
blush1 products
baby lotion1 products
baby shampoo1 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
1743 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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