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MENTHONE GLYCERIN ACETAL


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs); Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology

Function(s): Flavoring Agent; Fragrance Ingredient; REFRESHING

Synonym(s): (6-ISOPROPYL-9-METHYL-1,4-DIOXA-SPIRO (4,5) DECY-2-YL) -METHANOL; 1,4-DIOXASPIRO (4,5) DECANE-2-METHANOL 9-METHYL-6- (1-METHYLETHYL) -; 1,4-DIOXASPIRO [4.5] DECANE-2-METHANOL, 9-METHYL-6- (1-METHYLETHYL) -; D,L-MENTHONE 1,2-GLYCEROL KETAL; L-MENTHONE 1,2-GLYCEROL KETAL

Multiple, additive exposure sources

Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

Concern Reference
Classified as irritantEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Wildlife and environmental toxicityEuropean Union - Classification & Labelling

Data gaps

Concern Reference

Data Sources

CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
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.

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