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Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract

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SYNONYMS

EXTRACT OF GINGER ROOT, EXTRACT OF ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT, GINGER (ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROSC.), GINGER EXTRACT, GINGER EXTRACT (ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROSC.), GINGER OLEORESIN (ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROSC.), GINGER ROOT EXTRACT, GINGER, EXT., ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE EXTRACT, and ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract is an extract of the roots of the ginger, Zingiberofficinale.

Common concerns

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

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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of skin toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
949 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.

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