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MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Enhanced skin absorption and Use restrictions (low)

Cancer

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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moisturizer7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment6 products
shampoo4 products
facial cleanser3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
toners/astringents2 products
fragrance for women2 products
conditioner2 products
mascara2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
baby soap1 products
hand cream1 products
lipstick1 products
eye liner1 products
facial powder1 products
after shave1 products
around-eye cream1 products
body spray1 products
baby lotion1 products
mask1 products
BB cream1 products
concealer1 products
foundation1 products
after sun product1 products
blush1 products
makeup remover1 products
serums & essences1 products
baby shampoo1 products

Enhanced skin absorption

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Concern Reference
Penetration enhancerCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
371 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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