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Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Extract

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SYNONYMS

CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS, EXT., EXTRACT OF CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS, EXTRACT OF LEMONGRASS, LEMONGRASS (CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS) EXTRACT, and LEMONGRASS EXTRACT

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract is an extract of the lemongrass, Cymbopogonschoenanthus.

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 gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
21 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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