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CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL

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

About CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL: Oil obtained from the flowers of the ylang-ylang tree Cananga odorata.

Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; MASKING

Synonym(s): CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL, CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) ESSENTIAL OIL; CANANGA ODORATA ESSENTIAL OIL; CANANGA ODORATA OIL; CANANGA OIL; CANANGA OIL; YLANG-YLANG ABSOLUTE; YLANG-YLANG ABSOLUTE; YLANG-YLANG OIL; YLANG-YLANG OIL; YLANG-YLANG OIL DISTILLATES; OILS, YLANG YLANG; OILS, YLANGYLANG; YLANG YLANG (CANANGA ODORATA) OIL; YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL; YLANG YLANG FLOWER OIL; YLANG YLANG OIL; YLANG YLANG OIL (CANANGA ODORATA HOOK. F. AND THOMAS)

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
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

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

Data gaps

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

Ecotoxicology

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

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment 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 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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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