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Hypericum Perforatum (St. John's Wort) Extract

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SYNONYMS

EXTRACT OF HYPERICUM, EXTRACT OF HYPERICUM PERFORATUM, HYPERICUM EXTRACT, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) TINCTURE, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM TINCTURE, SAINT JOHN'S WORT EXTRACT, ST. JOHN'S WORT EXTRACT, ST. JOHN'S WORT TINCTURE, and ST.-JOHN'S-WORT, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM, EXT.

Hypericum Perforatum Extract is an extract of the capsules, flowers, leaves and stem headsof the hypericum, Hypericum perforatum.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Cancer

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – scientific review cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gapsEWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
1047 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • EWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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