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Sambucus Nigra (Elder) Fruit Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

ELDER FRUIT EXTRACT, SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FRUIT EXTRACT, and SAMBUCUS NIGRA FRUIT EXTRACT

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


Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract is an extract of the berries 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/treatment9 products
lip gloss8 products
daily use with SPF6 products
facial cleanser6 products
serums & essences6 products
mask5 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
lip balm3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
baby oil2 products
shampoo2 products
sunless tanning2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
toners/astringents2 products
moisturizer1 products
body spray1 products
conditioner1 products
diaper cream1 products
1 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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