Other ConcernsMultiple, additive exposure sources (low)
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Boswellia Carterii Oil is a volatile oil obtained from Boswellia carterii.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|facial moisturizer/treatment||39 products|
|serums & essences||19 products|
|body oil||9 products|
|facial cleanser||8 products|
|around-eye cream||6 products|
|hair treatment/serum||6 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||5 products|
|hair styling aide||4 products|
|beard oil||2 products|
|hand cream||2 products|
|baby lotion||2 products|
|body wash/cleanser||2 products|
|foot moisturizer||2 products|
|styling gel/lotion||2 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||1 products|
|baby bubble bath||1 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|bubble bath||1 products|
|nail treatment||1 products|
|makeup remover||1 products|
|hand sanitizer||1 products|
|fragrance for men||1 products|
|fragrance for women||1 products|
|styling mousse/foam||1 products|
|cuticle treatment||1 products|
|eye makeup remover||1 products|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information available||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|17 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|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|
- 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.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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