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CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA SWINGLE (KEY LIME) OIL

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Synonym(s): CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA SWINGLE OIL; KEY LIME OIL

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Associated with immunotoxicity or allergiesRoesyanto-Mahadi ID, Geursen-Reitsma AM, van Joost T, van den Akker TW

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
Roesyanto-Mahadi ID, Geursen-Reitsma AM, van Joost T, van den Akker TW. "Sensitization to fragrance materials in Indonesian cosmetics." Contact Dermatitis. 1990 Apr;22(4):212-7.; Gharagozloo M, Ghaderi A. "Immunomodulatory effect of concentrated lime juice extract on activated human mononuclear cells." J Ethnopharmacol. 2001 Sep;77(1):85-90.

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