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GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Neurotoxicity (low), Endocrine disruption (moderate), and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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mask10 products
serums & essences5 products
facial moisturizer/treatment4 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
moisturizer2 products
makeup primer2 products
toothpaste2 products
bar soap1 products
pore strips1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
around-eye cream1 products
toners/astringents1 products

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Human any disruptor - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature
Human any disruptor - moderate evidenceOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any disruptionOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show endocrine disruption at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Possible human any toxicantOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any toxicityOpen scientific literature
Associated with any toxicityOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Human any toxicant - moderate evidenceOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show any effects at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show any or allergenic effects at low dosesOpen scientific literature

Neurotoxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show any effects at high dosesOpen scientific literature

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 gaps

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Concern Reference
341 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

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

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