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Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Root Extract

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SYNONYMS

CHICORY EXTRACT, CHICORY ROOT EXTRACT, CICHORIUM INTYBUS (CHICORY) ROOT EXTRACT, CICHORIUM INTYBUS EXTRACT, CICHORIUM INTYBUS ROOT EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF CHICORY, and EXTRACT OF CICHORIUM INTYBUS

Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Root Extract is an extract of the roots of the chicory, Cichoriumintybus.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Data gaps

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

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
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.

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