AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|facial moisturizer/treatment||20 products|
|serums & essences||14 products|
|facial cleanser||10 products|
|body wash/cleanser||4 products|
|makeup remover||4 products|
|body oil||3 products|
|lip gloss||3 products|
|around-eye cream||2 products|
|beach & sport sunscreen||2 products|
|hair treatment/serum||2 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|bar soap||1 products|
|lip balm||1 products|
|eye makeup remover||1 products|
|hand cream||1 products|
|tanning oil||1 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||1 products|
|foot cleansing||1 products|
|styling gel/lotion||1 products|
|A review article reports this substance is used in traditional medicine as an anti-fertility drug, with evidence of efficacy from animal studies. Thus, it can be considered a reproductive toxin.||Shail K Chaube, Tulsidas G. Shrivastav, Meenakshi Tiwari, Shilpa Prasad, Anima Tripathi & Ajai K. Pandey. 2014. Neem (Azadirachta indica L.) leaf extract deteriorates oocyte quality by inducing ROS-mediated apoptosis in mammals. SpringerPlus 3, 464.|
|A peer-reviewed study found that this substance was genotoxic to sperm in mice.||K S. Awasthy. 2001. Genotoxicity of a crude leaf extract of neem in male germ cells of mice. Cytobios 106 Suppl 2, 151-64.|
|Harmonized classification: harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.||EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes 2020. GHS Hazard Codes. Appears as: Chemical Name: Margosa, ext.; CAS number: 84696-25-3; Classification Hazard Statement Codes: H412|
|A peer-reviewed study found this substance disrupts thyroid hormone physiology in mice.||S Panda & A. Kar. 2000. How safe is neem extract with respect to thyroid function in male mice?. Pharmacological research 41(4), 419-22.|
- Shail K Chaube, Tulsidas G. Shrivastav, Meenakshi Tiwari, Shilpa Prasad, Anima Tripathi & Ajai K. Pandey. 2014. Neem (Azadirachta indica L.) leaf extract deteriorates oocyte quality by inducing ROS-mediated apoptosis in mammals. SpringerPlus 3, 464.
- K S. Awasthy. 2001. Genotoxicity of a crude leaf extract of neem in male germ cells of mice. Cytobios 106 Suppl 2, 151-64.
- EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes 2020. GHS Hazard Codes. Appears as: Chemical Name: Margosa, ext.; CAS number: 84696-25-3; Classification Hazard Statement Codes: H412
- S Panda & A. Kar. 2000. How safe is neem extract with respect to thyroid function in male mice?. Pharmacological research 41(4), 419-22.
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