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Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

EXTRACT OF FICUS CARICA (FIG) FRUIT, FICUS CARICA (FIG) FRUIT EXTRACT, FICUS CARICA FRUIT EXTRACT, and FIG FRUIT EXTRACT

Unacceptable

Unacceptable: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient


Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract is an extract of the fruit of Ficus carica.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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serums & essences3 products
makeup remover2 products
conditioner2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
around-eye cream1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
body firming lotion1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
154 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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