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Fluoride in Potassium Fluoride

Upper Yield:
32.7

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Chemical Substance - Fluoride

NHPID Name:
Fluoride

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Additional Details

Detail:
The presence of this ingredient on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potentially significant safety issues. This ingredient cannot be used in topical natural health products except in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Reference: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/person/cosmet/info-ind-prof/_hot-list-critique/prohibited-eng.php



Roles

Medicinal

Rationale:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 7 (a mineral) of the Natural Health Products Regulations
Reference:  NHPD