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Glucose Oxidase

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

GLUCOSE OXIDASE and OXIDASE, GLUCOSE

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


Glucose Oxidase is an enzyme which catalyzes the oxidation of glucose to gluconic acid.

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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recreational sunscreen4 products
facial moisturizer/treatment4 products
conditioner4 products
moisturizer4 products
shampoo4 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
facial cleanser3 products
baby shampoo3 products
baby lotion3 products
baby sunscreen2 products
baby bubble bath2 products
toners/astringents2 products
serums & essences1 products
mask1 products
makeup remover1 products
around-eye cream1 products
bubble bath1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
hair styling aide1 products
1 products
mouthwash1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
5502 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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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