SYNONYMS2,3-DIDEHYDRO-3-O-SODIO-D-ERYTHRO-HEXONO-1,4-LACTONE, ARABOASCORBIC ACID, MONOSODIUM SALT, D-ERYTHRO-HEX-2-ENONIC ACID, .GAMMA.-LACTONE, MONOSODIUM SALT, D-ERYTHRO-HEX-2-ENONIC ACID,G -LACTONE, MONOSODIUM SALT, DERYTHROHEX2ENONIC ACID, Ã¢LACTONE, MONOSODIUMSALT, ERYTHORBIC ACID SODIUM SALT, MONOSODIUM SALT ARABOASCORBIC ACID, MONOSODIUM SALT D-ERYTHRO-HEX-2-ENONIC ACID,G -LACTONE, SODIUM ERYTHORBATE, and SODIUM ISOASCORBATE
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Sodium Erythorbate is a sodium salt of Erythorbic Acid (q.v.).
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|hair color and bleaching||9 products|
|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 product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|156 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- 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.
- 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.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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