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Cynara Scolymus (Globe Artichoke) Leaf Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

ARTICHOKE (CYNARA SCOLYMUS) EXTRACT, ARTICHOKE EXTRACT, ARTICHOKE LEAF EXTRACT, ARTICHOKE, EXT., CYNARA SCOLYMUS (ARTICHOKE) LEAF EXTRACT, CYNARA SCOLYMUS (GLOBE ARTICHOKE) LEAF EXTRACT, CYNARA SCOLYMUS EXTRACT, CYNARA SCOLYMUS LEAF EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF ARTICHOKE, EXTRACT OF CYNARA SCOLYMUS, and GLOBE ARTICHOKE LEAF EXTRACT

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Cynara Scolymus (Artichoke) Leaf Extract is an extract of the leaves of the artichoke, Cynarascolymus.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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mask8 products
serums & essences5 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
facial moisturizer/treatment4 products
facial cleanser2 products
anti-aging2 products
makeup primer2 products
shampoo2 products
conditioner2 products
daily use with SPF1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
moisturizer1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
detangler1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
224 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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