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Opuntia Ficus Indica Stem Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA STEM EXTRACT

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


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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foundation28 products
mask17 products
facial moisturizer/treatment16 products
recreational sunscreen14 products
serums & essences11 products
facial cleanser6 products
lip balm4 products
blush4 products
shampoo4 products
daily use with SPF3 products
moisturizer3 products
conditioner3 products
bar soap3 products
toners/astringents2 products
around-eye cream2 products
hand cream2 products
body oil1 products
after sun product1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
hair styling aide1 products
body spray1 products
after shave1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
makeup primer1 products
anti-aging1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of environmental toxicity or persistenceOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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

Understanding scores

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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