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CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

Score:

Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (high), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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conditioner82 products
shampoo39 products
facial moisturizer/treatment25 products
facial cleanser21 products
mask19 products
toners/astringents19 products
hair color and bleaching17 products
lip balm with SPF16 products
serums & essences13 products
lip gloss12 products
hair treatment/serum10 products
lipstick10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant8 products
moisturizer8 products
exfoliant/scrub7 products
hair styling aide7 products
liquid hand soap7 products
daily use with SPF6 products
body wash/cleanser6 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
detangler4 products
bar soap3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
mascara3 products
bronzer/highlighter3 products
foot cleansing2 products
lip balm2 products
makeup primer2 products
2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
after shave2 products
hand cream2 products
makeup remover2 products
body firming lotion2 products
baby lotion1 products
CC cream1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
baby soap1 products
baby shampoo1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
hair spray1 products
shaving cream1 products
after sun product1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
around-eye cream1 products
body oil1 products
tanning oil1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
bubble bath1 products
toothpaste1 products

Enhanced skin absorption

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Concern Reference
Ethanol has been found to act as a penetration enhancer for many chemicals.S Mutalik & N. Udupa. 2003. Effect of some penetration enhancers on the permeation of glibenclamide and glipizide through mouse skin. Die Pharmazie 58(12), 891-4.

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsFinal report 09/2016

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance may cause an allergic skin reaction.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance causes skin irritation.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
5 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

Data Sources

  • S Mutalik & N. Udupa. 2003. Effect of some penetration enhancers on the permeation of glibenclamide and glipizide through mouse skin. Die Pharmazie 58(12), 891-4.
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • Final report 09/2016
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • 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.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met use restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data.

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