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CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) FRUIT EXTRACT

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Data: Limited

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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (high), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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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body wash/cleanser5 products
mask3 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
moisturizer3 products
facial cleanser2 products
shampoo2 products
body firming lotion1 products
conditioner1 products
lip balm1 products
facial moisturizer/treatment1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
hand cream1 products
toothpaste1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsFinal report 09/2016

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance may cause an allergic skin reaction.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance causes skin irritation.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effectsEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

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/ .
  • Final report 09/2016
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

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