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Data: Limited

Thymus Vulgaris (Common Thyme) Extract

Other Concerns

Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

SYNONYMS

● COMMON THYME EXTRACT
● EXTRACT OF THYME
● EXTRACT OF THYMUS VULGARIS
● THYME (THYMUS VULGARIS L.)
● THYME ABSOLUTE (THYMUS VULGARIS L.)
● THYME CONCRETE
● THYME EXTRACT
● THYME, THYMUS VULGARIS, EXT.
● THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) EXTRACT
● THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) EXTRACT
● THYMUS VULGARIS EXTRACT

Restricted

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


Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract is an extract of the flowers and leaves of the thyme, Thymusvulgaris.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
277 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

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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.

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Data availability

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