Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT: Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Extract is an extract of the peel of the bitterorange, Citrus aurantium amara.
Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous
Synonym(s): CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, BITTER ORANGE PEEL EXTRACT; CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA PEEL EXTRACT; CITRUS AURANTIUM PEEL EXTRACT; CURACAO PEEL EXTRACT (CITRUS AURANTIUM L.) ; EXTRACT OF BITTER ORANGE PEEL; EXTRACT OF CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA PEEL
|Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)||International Fragrance Association Codes & Standards|
|291 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.|
|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. |
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