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Laminaria Digitata Powder

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

HORSETAIL KELP POWDER, LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) POWDER, LAMINARIA DIGITATA POWDER, and POWDER, LAMINARIA DIGITATA

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Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Laminaria Digitata Powder is a powder derived from the dried, crushed thallus of Laminariadigitata.

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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facial cleanser3 products
around-eye cream2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
bar soap1 products
facial moisturizer/treatment1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
105 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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