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4-TERT-BUTYLCYCLOHEXYL ACETATE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Low Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for skin irritation/allergies/damage; general systemic/organ effects
4-tert-BUTYLCYCLOHEXYL ACETATE can be found in 30 products.
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Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
Developmental effects reported in animal testing.
 
some
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
Dermal sensitization observed in a human study.
 
some
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
Dermal irritaition reported in human and animal studies.
 
some
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
Low acute oral toxicity
 
low
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
acute toxicity, oral LD50 (mg/kg)
 
low
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
Low acute dermal toxicity.
 
low
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
No evidence of mutagenicity in in vitro testing.
 
low
 
S. P. Bhatia, L. Jones, C. S. Letizia & A. M. Api. 2008. Fragrance material review on 4-tert-butylcyclohexyl acetate. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46 Suppl 12, S36-41.
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance shows negative results for causing contact allergy in humans.
 
low
 
EU Cosmetics Directive: Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011)
 
 
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