Natural or Synthetic?
How Safe Is It?
Can It Be Organic?
A plant-derived thickening agent typically used as a binding agent or emulsifier. It is considered safe and non-toxic.
A known immune system toxicant with links to allergies.
Has strong links to allergies and immunotoxicity and contamination concerns from sodium hypochlorite (which also has strong links to allergies and immunotoxicity).
Moderate concerns for non-reproductive organ system toxicity.