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2,6 Dimethyl 7 Octen 2 Ol

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SYNONYMS

2,6-DIMETHYL- 7-OCTEN-2-OL, 2,6-DIMETHYL-7-OCTEN-2-OL, 2,6-DIMETHYLOCT-7-EN-2-OL, 2-METHYL-6-METHYLENEOCT-7-EN-2-OL, DIHYDRO DERIVATIVE, 7-OCTEN-2-OL, 2,6-DIMETHYL-, 7OCTEN2OL, 2,6DIMETHYL, DIHYDROMYRCENOL, DIHYDROMYRCENOL; 2,6-DIMETHYL-7-OCTEN-2-OL; 7-OCTEN-2-OL, 2,6-DIMETHYL-, and DIMETHYL OCTENOL

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo6 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
fragrance for men3 products
fragrance for women3 products
moisturizer2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
baby soap2 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby lotion1 products
baby oil1 products
baby shampoo1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
12 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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