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Sambucus Nigra (Elder) Flower Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

● ELDER FLOWER EXTRACT
● ELDER, SAMBUCUS NIGRA, EXT.
● EXTRACT OF SAMBUCUS
● EXTRACT OF SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWERS
● SAMBUCUS EXTRACT
● SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
● SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER EXTRACT
● SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWERS EXTRACT

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract is an extract of the flowers of the elder, Sambucus nigra.

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 moisturizer/treatment12 products
mask9 products
lip gloss7 products
moisturizer7 products
serums & essences6 products
liquid hand soap5 products
toners/astringents4 products
blush4 products
around-eye cream4 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
shampoo3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
beard care2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
lip balm2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
facial cleanser2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
anti-aging2 products
hand sanitizer1 products
beard cleanser1 products
lipstick1 products
eye liner1 products
body oil1 products
fragrance for women1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
eye shadow1 products
baby soap1 products
conditioner1 products
hair spray1 products
hair styling aide1 products
makeup primer1 products
baby shampoo1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
541 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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