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skin sensitisation: in vitro
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other justification
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Sargassum extracts are safely used in cosmetology for creams and lotions, in preparations such as gels, creams, shampoos. Accordingly, they are considered safe for use in skin applications and are well tolerated (Y. De Roeck – Holtzhauer, 1991, 4 Uses of Seaweeds in Cosmetics, in Seaweed resources in Europe: Uses and Potential). Furthermore, seaweed extracts are included in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC, which requires a reduced package of studies for Plant Protection Products made from plants or plants extracts (SANCO Draft Working Document 10472/2003/rev. 5).

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