Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™

Data: Limited

Tagetes Erecta (Aztec Marigold) Extract

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (high) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

SYNONYMS

AZTEC MARIGOLD EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF TAGETES, EXTRACT OF TAGETES ERECTA, TAGETES (TAGETES ERECTA) EXTRACT, TAGETES ERECTA (AZTEC MARIGOLD) EXTRACT, TAGETES ERECTA EXTRACT, TAGETES ERECTA, EXT., and TAGETES EXTRACT

Unacceptable

Unacceptable: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient


Tagetes Erecta Flower Extract is an extract of the flowers of the tagetes, Tagetes erecta.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

Expand content Collapse content
facial moisturizer/treatment2 products
facial cleanser1 products
hair styling aide1 products

Use restrictions

Expand content Collapse content
CONCERN REFERENCE
Violation of industry recommendations - Unsafe for use in cosmeticsInternational Fragrance Association Codes & Standards
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCosIng

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

Expand content Collapse content
CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as any irritantOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any irritationOpen scientific literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Expand content Collapse content
CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

Expand content Collapse content
CONCERN REFERENCE
Wildlife and environmental toxicityOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

Expand content Collapse content
CONCERN REFERENCE
83 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Biochemical or cellular level changes

Expand content Collapse content
CONCERN REFERENCE
Does not produces excess reactive oxygen species or other harmful biochemical changes.Open scientific literature
  • IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

Can’t find your product?

Enter the ingredients in EWG’s Build Your Own Report tool to get an approximate score for that product.

BUILD YOUR OWN REPORT

EWG research
on the go

Find personal care, cleaning, and food products on the EWG Healthy Living app.

DOWNLOAD THE APP