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Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

CAESALPINIA SPINOSA GUM, TARA (CAESALPINIA SPINOSA) GUM, and TARA GUM

Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum is a material derived from the endosperm of Caesalpinia spinosa.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment10 products
conditioner8 products
around-eye cream7 products
mask7 products
serums & essences6 products
mascara6 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
blush5 products
moisturizer4 products
makeup remover3 products
daily use with SPF3 products
recreational sunscreen3 products
foundation3 products
facial cleanser3 products
bronzer/highlighter3 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
anti-aging2 products
shampoo1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
body firming lotion1 products
body spray1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
makeup primer1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
after sun product1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
detangler1 products
toners/astringents1 products
hair styling aide1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
10 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

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
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • 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.

Understanding scores

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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