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Althaea Officinalis Root Extract

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SYNONYMS

ALTHAEA EXTRACT, ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT, ALTHEA EXTRACT (ALTHEA OFFICINALIS) MARSHMALLOW ROOT, ALTHEA EXTRACT MARSHMALLOW ROOT, ALTHEA OFFICINALIS MARSHMALLOW ROOT, ALTHEA ROOT EXTRACT; ALTHEA ROOT OIL, EXTRACT OF ALTHAEA, EXTRACT OF ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS, MARSHMALLOW ROOT EXTRACT, and OILS, MARSHMALLOW

Althaea Officinalis Root Extract is an extract of the roots of the althaea, Althaea officinalis.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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