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OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT

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Data: Limited

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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Multiple, additive exposure sources (low), and Ecotoxicology (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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mask11 products
serums & essences10 products
baby bubble bath9 products
baby lotion9 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
baby soap7 products
baby shampoo6 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
conditioner3 products
facial cleanser3 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
moisturizer3 products
anti-aging2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
toners/astringents2 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
bar soap1 products
hand cream1 products
body firming lotion1 products
shaving cream1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
around-eye cream1 products
foot cleansing1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
shampoo1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature
Possible human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Possible human carcinogenOpen scientific literature
Cancer - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulOpen scientific literature
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulOpen scientific literature

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulativeOpen scientific literature
Suspected to be an environmental toxinOpen scientific literature
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinOpen scientific literature

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeOpen scientific literature
Not suspected to be persistentOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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