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Cedarwood Bark Oil

Other Concerns

Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate) and Ecotoxicology (low)

SYNONYMS

● CEDARWOOD BARK OIL
● CEDARWOOD OIL, VIRGINIA
● CEDARWOOD OIL; CEDARWOOD OIL, DECOLORIZED; CEDARWOOD OIL, KENYAN; CEDARWOOD OIL RESIDUES; CEDARWOOD OIL VIRGINIA
● CEDARWOOD OILS
● CEDRUS ATLANTIC OIL
● CEDRUS ATLANTICA OILS
● OILS, CEDARWOOD
● OILS, CEDRUS ATLANTICA
● VIRGINIA CEDARWOOD OIL

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Cedrus Atlantica (Cedarwood) Bark Oil is a volatile oil obtained from the bark of Cedrus atlantica.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.

Understanding scores

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HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

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