Other ConcernsUse restrictions (high) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
SYNONYMSEXTRACT OF FICUS CARICA, EXTRACT OF FIG, EXTRACT OF FIGS, FICUS CARICA (FIG) EXTRACT, FICUS CARICA EXTRACT, FIG EXTRACT, FIG, EXT., and FIGS EXTRACT
Unacceptable: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient
According to the The <i>International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI) definition</i>, â€œFicus Carica (Fig) Extractâ€ is an extract of the fruit and leaves of the fig, Ficus carica. See 'Regulatory and Ingredient Use Information,' regarding the labeling names for botanical ingredients in INCI Volume 1, Introduction, Part A. The immunotoxicity concerns as well as restrictions and warnings apply specifically to fig (Ficus carica) leaf, fresh and preparations.
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HIGHAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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|Violation of industry recommendations - Unsafe for use in cosmetics||International Fragrance Association Codes & Standards|
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||SCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy|
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||CosIng|
|Known human immune system toxicant or allergen||SCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Known human immune system toxicant||SCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy|
|158 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
- SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 1999. Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers. . SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999; and SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 2000. An Initial List Of Perfumery Materials Which Must Not Form Part Of Fragrances Compounds Used In Cosmetic Products. SCCNFP/0320/00, final May 2000.
- 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/ .
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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