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ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE

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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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fragrance for women60 products
conditioner37 products
moisturizer37 products
shampoo36 products
foundation31 products
lipstick28 products
fragrance for men26 products
body wash/cleanser22 products
hair treatment/serum19 products
hair spray18 products
facial moisturizer/treatment18 products
hand cream16 products
hair styling aide15 products
styling gel/lotion13 products
bath oil/salts/soak12 products
serums & essences11 products
body spray10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant9 products
facial cleanser8 products
body firming lotion8 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)8 products
mask8 products
bar soap7 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
liquid hand soap6 products
makeup primer6 products
hair color and bleaching5 products
body oil5 products
exfoliant/scrub5 products
detangler5 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
lip balm4 products
moisturizer with SPF4 products
CC cream4 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
hand sanitizer3 products
makeup remover2 products
sunless tanning2 products
toners/astringents2 products
blush2 products
after shave1 products
hair relaxer1 products
bubble bath1 products
baby soap1 products
beard care1 products
1 products
beard oil1 products
shaving cream1 products
around-eye cream1 products
baby shampoo1 products
glitter1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011), EU Cosmetics Directive
Possible human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
Human [[system]] toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2018. Safer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28). Appears as: CAS: 7779-30-8; List Name: alpha-Methyl ionone; TSCA Chemical Name: 1-Penten-3-one, 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-
Limited evidence of [[system]] toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: ; 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one; Meth Ionone-Alpha Extra / Beta; Reaction mass of 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one and 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one; Reaction mass of 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl;

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA 1/2020
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensCosIng

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
16 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

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

Data Sources

  • Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011), EU Cosmetics Directive
  • SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2018. Safer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28). Appears as: CAS: 7779-30-8; List Name: alpha-Methyl ionone; TSCA Chemical Name: 1-Penten-3-one, 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: ; 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one; Meth Ionone-Alpha Extra / Beta; Reaction mass of 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one and 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)pent-1-en-3-one; Reaction mass of 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl;
  • IFRA 1/2020
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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