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PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Low Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Low Concern
 
Cancer
 
Low Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for general systemic/organ effects; biodegradation; developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL can be found in 9 products.
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Level of Concern
 
Source
Component: OLEIC ACID
NTP Toxcast scored 3.5-4.5
 
some
 
National Toxicology Program (NTP): EWG Toxcast Analysis
Minor skin irritation observed inhuman and animal tests.
 
some
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
Minor eye irritation observed in animal tests.
 
low
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
No dermal sensitization observed in human or animal tests.
 
low
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
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.
Component: OLEIC ACID
This chemical has been verified to be of low concern in cleaning products based on experimental and modeled data as assessed by the EPA.
 
low
 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Safer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28)
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.
Component: OLEIC ACID
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA)
 
 
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