SYNONYMSLIMNANTHES (MEADOWFOAM) OIL, LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, LIMNANTHES ALBA SEED OIL, LIMNANTHES OIL, LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR SEED OIL, MEADOWFOAM OIL, MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL, MEADOWFOAM SEED OILS, and OILS, MEADOWFOAM SEED
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Oil extracted from the seeds of the meadowfoam plant, Limnanthes alba.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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|facial moisturizer/treatment||110 products|
|serums & essences||63 products|
|lip balm with SPF||46 products|
|lip balm||41 products|
|around-eye cream||27 products|
|recreational sunscreen||26 products|
|beard oil||23 products|
|fragrance for women||23 products|
|beard care||22 products|
|hair treatment/serum||19 products|
|facial cleanser||17 products|
|lip liner||15 products|
|hand cream||14 products|
|eye liner||14 products|
|body wash/cleanser||14 products|
|body oil||13 products|
|eye shadow||11 products|
|liquid hand soap||8 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||7 products|
|daily use with SPF||7 products|
|baby lotion||6 products|
|hair styling aide||6 products|
|lip gloss||6 products|
|baby soap||5 products|
|baby shampoo||4 products|
|shaving cream||3 products|
|hair color and bleaching||3 products|
|makeup remover||3 products|
|body firming lotion||3 products|
|diaper cream||2 products|
|hair-loss treatment||2 products|
|baby bubble bath||2 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|muscle/joint soreness||2 products|
|after shave||2 products|
|foot moisturizer||2 products|
|bar soap||2 products|
|baby oil||1 products|
|brow liner||1 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|nail treatment||1 products|
|cuticle treatment||1 products|
|baby sunscreen||1 products|
|Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|15 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
- 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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