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CITRAL

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Low Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: No information available on this substance.
CITRAL can be found in 11 products.
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Level of Concern
 
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This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
A review article reports that terpenes may have anticancer properties.
 
low
 
Girija Kuttan, Poyil Pratheeshkumar, Kanjoormana Aryan Manu & Ramadasan Kuttan. 2011. Inhibition of tumor progression by naturally occurring terpenoids. Pharmaceutical biology 49(10), 995-1007.
NTP Toxcast scored 2.5-3.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
The National Toxicology Program reports this substances may cause hyperplasia in laboratory animals at high doses.
Only in: Food ScoresĀ®
 
some
 
National Toxicology Program. 2003. NTP TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE TOXICOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS STUDIES OF CITRAL (MICROENCAPSULATED) (CAS NO. 5392-40-5) IN F344/N RATS AND B6C3F1 MICE (FEED STUDIES). NTP TR 505 NIH Publication No. 03-4439.
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
The ACGIH reports this substance causes upper respiratory tract irritation.
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Recognized by the European Union as a skin allergen
 
some
 
Allergen list - EU Cosmetics Directive
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance is an established contact allergen in humans.
 
some
 
Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011) - EU Cosmetics Directive
The National Toxicology Program reports this substances may cause kidney toxicity in laboratory animals at high doses.
Only in: Food ScoresĀ®
 
some
 
National Toxicology Program. 2003. NTP TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE TOXICOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS STUDIES OF CITRAL (MICROENCAPSULATED) (CAS NO. 5392-40-5) IN F344/N RATS AND B6C3F1 MICE (FEED STUDIES). NTP TR 505 NIH Publication No. 03-4439.
 
 
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