Plants containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives are numerous and belong to different botanical families and genera. The hydroxyanthracene derivatives considered relevant and risky were those found in:
leaves or fruits of Cassia senna L. and Cassia angustifolia Vahl
bark of Rhamnus frangula L.
leaves of Aloe barbadensis Miller
Preparations containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives have been already evaluated by a number of Committees or international organizations for their potential beneficial effects and/or for their potential adverse effects as food or as medicinal products.
COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2021/468 of 18 March 2021 amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards botanical species containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives.
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