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Linum Usitatissimum (Flax) Seed Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

● EXTRACT OF FLAXSEED
● EXTRACT OF LINSEED
● EXTRACT OF LINUM USITATISSIMUM
● FLAX SEED EXTRACT
● FLAXSEED EXTRACT
● LINSEED EXTRACT
● LINSEED SEED EXTRACT
● LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED EXTRACT
● LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED EXTRACT
● LINUM USITATISSIMUM EXTRACT
● LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED EXTRACT

Restricted

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


Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Extract is an extract of the seeds of the linseed, Linumusitatissimum.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
339 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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