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Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick182 products
lip balm118 products
moisturizer104 products
foundation87 products
body wash/cleanser77 products
hair treatment/serum74 products
facial moisturizer/treatment72 products
lip gloss69 products
conditioner53 products
concealer44 products
hair styling aide40 products
serums & essences35 products
facial cleanser34 products
exfoliant/scrub33 products
body firming lotion31 products
mask31 products
shampoo30 products
body oil29 products
mascara27 products
hand cream24 products
daily use with SPF24 products
around-eye cream18 products
bath oil/salts/soak17 products
bronzer/highlighter17 products
eye shadow17 products
lip plumper16 products
beard oil16 products
lip balm with SPF16 products
antiperspirant/deodorant12 products
brow liner12 products
blush12 products
recreational sunscreen12 products
bar soap9 products
eye liner9 products
hair color and bleaching9 products
lip liner8 products
styling gel/lotion8 products
detangler8 products
makeup remover7 products
facial powder7 products
baby lotion6 products
anti-aging6 products
BB cream6 products
baby oil5 products
liquid hand soap5 products
baby sunscreen5 products
foot moisturizer4 products
shaving cream (men's)4 products
sunless tanning4 products
makeup primer4 products
diaper cream4 products
glitter4 products
4 products
beard care4 products
hand sanitizer4 products
cuticle treatment3 products
hair spray3 products
toners/astringents3 products
setting powder/spray3 products
shaving cream2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
baby wipes2 products
body spray2 products
polish remover2 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
nail treatment1 products
oil controller1 products
foot cleansing1 products
tanning oil1 products
after shave1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby soap1 products
baby shampoo1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Treating female rats and rabbits with C. longa extracts inhibited reproduction.Effect of Curcuma longa (rhizomes) on fertility in experimental animals Planta medica 26(3), 225-7.


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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
4434 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyIJT 36(Suppl 3):51-129, 2017

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • Effect of Curcuma longa (rhizomes) on fertility in experimental animals Planta medica 26(3), 225-7.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • IJT 36(Suppl 3):51-129, 2017


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