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Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

● EXTRACT OF KELP
● EXTRACT OF MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA
● EXTRACT OF MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERAE
● KELP (MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA) EXTRACT
● KELP EXTRACT
● MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT
● MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
● MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERAE EXTRACT

Restricted

Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract is an extract of the kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
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hand cream1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
4 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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