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Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Water

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low) and Neurotoxicity (low)

SYNONYMS

BLUE CHAMOMILE WATER, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) DISTILLATE, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER WATER, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) WATER, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER WATER, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA WATER, GERMAN CHAMOMILE DISTILLATE, MATRICARIA FLOWER WATER, MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) DISTILLATE, MATRICARIA RECUTITA DISTILLATE, MATRICARIA WATER, and WATER, MATRICARIA

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Water is an aqueous solution of the steam distillateobtained from the flowers of Chamomilla recutita.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature
any or allergies - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
One or more human case studies show equivocal any effectsOpen scientific literature

Neurotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
One or more human case studies show equivocal any effectsOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
59 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.

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