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No Data, Some Concern
Skin Allergies &
Some Concern
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
No Data, Some Concern
No Data, Some Concern
No Data, Some Concern
Top scoring factors: Evidence of skin irritation/allergies/damage
GERANIOL can be found in 2 products.
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Recognized by the European Union as a skin allergen
Allergen list - EU Cosmetics Directive
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance is an established contact allergen in humans.
Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011) - EU Cosmetics Directive
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors that determine actual health risks, if any. (Hide)
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