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CANNABIDIOL (CBD)

Score:

Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (high), Neurotoxicity (low), Endocrine disruption (low), and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
moisturizer6 products
lip gloss5 products
serums & essences3 products
facial cleanser2 products
hand cream2 products
mask2 products
conditioner2 products
after sun product1 products
toothpaste1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
toners/astringents1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
body firming lotion1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCosIng
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Use is restricted in Canadian cosmeticsCanada - Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetics Ingredients

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of any toxicityOpen scientific literature
Classified as potentially toxic or harmfulOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show no adverse any effects at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show any effects at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show reproductive effects at high dosesOpen scientific literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show any or allergenic effects at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature

Neurotoxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more in vitro tests on mammalian cells demonstrate neurotoxicityOpen scientific literature

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Associated with endocrine disruptionOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show any disruption at high dosesOpen scientific literature

Data Sources

  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • Health Canada. 2007. List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients. Canada's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. March 2007.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met use restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data.

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