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CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL

 
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: Evidence of developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; skin irritation/allergies/damage; respiratory effects
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL can be found in 24 products.
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Level of Concern
 
Source
Component: METHYLANISOLE, P-
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
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
Component: LINALOOL
Recognized by the European Union as a skin allergen
 
some
 
Allergen list - EU Cosmetics Directive
Component: LINALOOL
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
Component: BENZYL ACETATE
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 Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: BENZYL ACETATE
NTP Toxcast scored 1.5-2.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Component: LINALOOL
NTP Toxcast scored 1.5-2.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: LINALOOL
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: METHYLANISOLE, P-
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: LINALOOL
This peer-reviewed study reports this substance is a significant skin sensitizer after oxidation.
 
some
 
Johanna Bråred Christensson, Mihály Matura, Birgitta Gruvberger, Magnus Bruze & Ann-Therese Karlberg. 2010. Linalool--a significant contact sensitizer after air exposure. Contact dermatitis 62(1), 32-41.
Component: LINALOOL
This peer-reviewed study reports this substance is a significant skin sensitizer after oxidation.
 
some
 
Johanna Bråred Christensson, Pia Forsström, Ann-Marie Wennberg, Ann-Therese Karlberg & Mihály Matura. 2009. Air oxidation increases skin irritation from fragrance terpenes. Contact dermatitis 60(1), 32-40.
Component: LINALOOL
This peer-reviewed study reports this substance is a significant skin sensitizer after oxidation.
 
some
 
Deirdre A. Buckley. 2011. Allergy to oxidized linalool in the UK. Contact dermatitis 64(4), 240-1.
Component: LINALOOL
This peer-reviewed study reports this substance is a contact skin allergen.
 
some
 
Mihály Matura, Ian R. White, Cecilia Svedman, Jeanne D. Johansen, An Goossens, Peter Frosch, Magnus Bruze, Klaus E. Andersen, Anna Börje, Maria Sköld & Ann-Therese Karlberg. 2005. Selected oxidized fragrance terpenes are common contact allergens. Contact dermatitis 52(6), 320-8.
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: LINALOOL
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: METHYLANISOLE, P-
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Component: BENZYL ACETATE
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Component: BENZYL ACETATE
not classifiable as a human carcinogen
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Component: BENZYL ACETATE
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance shows negative results for causing contact allergy in humans.
 
low
 
Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011) - EU Cosmetics Directive
A review article reports this substance may have anticarcinogenic activity
 
low
 
F. Bakkali, S. Averbeck, D. Averbeck & M. Idaomar. 2008. Biological effects of essential oils--a review. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46(2), 446-75.
A peer-reviewed study reports that botanical oils prevent oxidative damage.
 
low
 
Kevin P. Anthony, Suziat A. Deolu-Sobogun & Mahmoud A. Saleh. 2012. Comprehensive assessment of antioxidant activity of essential oils. Journal of food science 77(8), C839-43.
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 this substance is not mutagenic
 
low
 
F. Bakkali, S. Averbeck, D. Averbeck & M. Idaomar. 2008. Biological effects of essential oils--a review. Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 46(2), 446-75.
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.
Component: BENZYL ACETATE
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)
Component: LINALOOL
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)
Component: TERPENES
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.
Component: METHYLANISOLE, P-
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)
 
 
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