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Panax Ginseng (Ginseng) Root Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

● AMERICAN GINSENG EXTRACT
● EXTRACT OF GINSENG
● GINSENG (PANAX GINSENG) EXTRACT
● GINSENG EXTRACT
● GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT
● GINSENG, PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM, EXT.
● ORIENTAL GINSENG EXTRACT
● PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
● PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT
● PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM EXTRACT

Restricted

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


Extract of the root of ginseng plant, Panax ginseng.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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serums & essences33 products
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around-eye cream26 products
hair treatment/serum24 products
hair styling aide22 products
toners/astringents17 products
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styling gel/lotion15 products
concealer14 products
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makeup primer11 products
brow liner11 products
blush10 products
daily use with SPF9 products
recreational sunscreen9 products
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hand cream7 products
hair color and bleaching7 products
mascara7 products
lip balm with SPF6 products
lipstick6 products
bar soap4 products
hair spray4 products
toothpaste4 products
fragrance for men4 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
makeup remover3 products
skin fading/lightener3 products
anti-aging3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
sunless tanning3 products
hair relaxer2 products
bubble bath2 products
facial powder2 products
foot moisturizer1 products
foot cleansing1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
pore strips1 products
lip gloss1 products
detangler1 products
foot odor control1 products
other eye makeup1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
fragrance for women1 products
body firming lotion1 products
eye liner1 products
nail treatment1 products
lip balm1 products
shaving cream1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
after shave1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
1541 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyOpen scientific literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature

Understanding scores

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