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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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foundation101 products
fragrance for women100 products
shampoo99 products
conditioner91 products
hair treatment/serum71 products
hair styling aide66 products
moisturizer61 products
fragrance for men53 products
body wash/cleanser42 products
hair spray40 products
styling gel/lotion36 products
facial moisturizer/treatment34 products
body spray30 products
lipstick30 products
hand cream27 products
body firming lotion26 products
bar soap22 products
hair color and bleaching21 products
antiperspirant/deodorant17 products
facial cleanser16 products
bath oil/salts/soak14 products
daily use with SPF14 products
styling mousse/foam13 products
sunless tanning12 products
detangler12 products
mask12 products
exfoliant/scrub11 products
liquid hand soap11 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)11 products
11 products
body oil11 products
concealer10 products
hand sanitizer9 products
BB cream8 products
CC cream8 products
bronzer/highlighter8 products
makeup primer6 products
serums & essences6 products
lip balm6 products
anti-aging5 products
after shave5 products
toners/astringents5 products
facial powder4 products
shaving cream4 products
body powder3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
setting powder/spray3 products
baby lotion3 products
beard oil3 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
baby soap2 products
tanning oil2 products
blush2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
nail treatment2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
around-eye cream2 products
bubble bath1 products
baby shampoo1 products
makeup remover1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
hair relaxer1 products
foot cleansing1 products
beard care1 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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