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CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

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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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facial moisturizer/treatment15 products
shampoo11 products
facial cleanser11 products
conditioner11 products
lip balm10 products
lip balm with SPF10 products
moisturizer with SPF8 products
toners/astringents7 products
beach & sport sunscreen6 products
serums & essences5 products
body wash/cleanser5 products
hair color and bleaching4 products
mascara4 products
mask4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
makeup remover2 products
liquid hand soap1 products
detangler1 products
after shave1 products
bar soap1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
body firming lotion1 products
sunless tanning1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
anti-aging1 products
toothpaste1 products
moisturizer1 products

Enhanced skin absorption

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Concern Reference
Penetration enhancerS 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
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
Limited evidence of skin toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of skin irritationEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as toxic or harmful.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Wildlife and environmental toxicityEuropean 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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