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AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

About AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL: Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil is a volatile oil distilled from the bark of Amyris balsamifera.

Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; MASKING

Synonym(s): AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL, AMYRIS (AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA L.) ; AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA OILS; AMYRIS CLAIR OIL; AMYRIS OIL; SANDALWOOD OIL (WEST INDIAN) ; OILS, AMYRIS; OILS, AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA; OILS, WEST INDIAN SANDALWOOD; WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD BARK OIL; WEST INDIAN SANDALWOOD OIL; WEST INDIAN SANDALWOOD OILS; OILS, AMYRIS; WEST INDIAN SANDALWOOD OIL

Multiple, additive exposure sources

Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data gaps

Concern Reference

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
IFRA (International Fragrance Assocication). 2010. IFRA Fragrance Ingredient List based on 2008 Use Survey. Accessed online 01/04/2010: http://www.ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below 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 which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer