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Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Fruit Extract

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SYNONYMS

COMMON(FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL.) FENNEL, EXTRACT OF FENNEL, EXTRACT OF FOENICULUM VULGARE, FENNEL EXTRACT, FENNEL FRUIT EXTRACT, FENNEL, COMMON(FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL.), FENNEL, EXT., FENNEL, SWEET (FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL. VAR DULCE (D.C.), FOENICULUM EXTRACT, FOENICULUM VULGA RE EXTRACT, FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) FRUIT EXTRACT, FOENICULUM VULGARE EXTRACT, FOENICULUM VULGARE FRUIT EXTRACT, and SWEET (FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL. VAR DULCE (D.C.) FENNEL

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Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Fruit Extract is an extract of the fruit and aerial parts of thefennel, Foeniculum vulgare.

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
179 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
  • 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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