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HYDROABIETYL ALCOHOL


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
 

About HYDROABIETYL ALCOHOL: Hydroabietyl Alcohol is an organic alcohol derived from wood rosin.

Function(s): Binder; Fragrance Ingredient; Viscosity Increasing Agent - Nonaqueous; BULKING

Synoym(s): 1-PHENANTHRENEMETHANOL, DODECAHYDRO-1,4A-DIMETHYL-7- (1-METHYLETHYL) -; 1PHENANTHRENEMETHANOL, DODECAHYDRO1,4ADIMETHYL7 (1METHYLETHYL) ; DIHYDROABIETYL ALCOHOL; DODECAHYDRO-1,4A-DIMETHYL-7- (1-METHYLETHYL) - 1-PHENANTHRENEMETHANOL; DODECAHYDRO-1,4A-DIMETHYL-7- (1-METHYLETHYL) -1-PHENANTHRENEMETHANOL; [1R- (1ALPHA,4ABETA,4BALPHA,10AALPHA) ] -DODECAHYDRO-7-ISOPROPYL-1,4A-DIMETHYLPHENANTHREN-1-METHANOL; 1-PHENANTHRENEMETHANOL, DODECAHYDRO-1,4A-DIMETHYL-7- (1-METHYLETHYL) - (9CI) ; ABIETYL ALCOHOL, DIHYDRO- (8CI) ; ABITOL; ABITOL E; DIHYDROABIETYL ALCOHOL

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCanada - Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetics Ingredients
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCosIng
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsEU Banned and Restricted Fragrances
Violation of industry recommendations - Unsafe for use in cosmeticsInternational Fragrance Association Codes & Standards

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human immune system toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceEU Banned and Restricted Fragrances

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
9 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
Health Canada. 2007. List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients. Canada's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. March 2007.
IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 1999. Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers. . SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999; and SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 2000. An Initial List Of Perfumery Materials Which Must Not Form Part Of Fragrances Compounds Used In Cosmetic Products. SCCNFP/0320/00, final May 2000.

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