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Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL), and WITCH HAZEL

Unspecified preparation of the witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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other eye makeup1 products
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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
77 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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Data availability

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