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CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) OIL

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Data: Limited

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  • Synonyms
  • Neurotoxicity (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment13 products
serums & essences10 products
facial cleanser8 products
moisturizer5 products
mask4 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
around-eye cream2 products
moisturizer with SPF2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
hand cream2 products
diaper cream1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
makeup remover1 products
foundation1 products
detangler1 products
anti-aging1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
after sun product1 products
bar soap1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of [[system]] toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Matricaria recutita, ext.; -; blue chamomile oil; Chamomile (flower oil); Chamomile essential oil; Chamomile oil blue; Chamomile oil, Blue; Essential oil of Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) obtained from flower tops by steam distillation of Egypt orig; cas_numbers: 8002-66-2, 84082-60-0
Safe for use when formulated to be non-sensitizingCosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-3133; Chemical_Name: Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) oil; ; ; Classification: QQQ03; QQQ54;
Allergic skin reaction observed in human case study.B C. McGeorge & M. C. Steele. 1991. Allergic contact dermatitis of the nipple from Roman chamomile ointment. Contact dermatitis 24(2), 139-40.

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Weak evidence of possible pregnancy/birth effects associated with chamomile consumption.Laura Cuzzolin, Francesco Francini-Pesenti, Giovanna Verlato, Marco Joppi, Paola Baldelli & Giuseppina Benoni 2010. Use of herbal products among 392 Italian pregnant women: focus on pregnancy outcome. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety 19(11), 1151-8.

Neurotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Derivatives of C. recutita may impact behavioral/neurological endpoints in humans.Sepide Miraj & Samira Alesaeidi 2016. A systematic review study of therapeutic effects of Matricaria recuitta chamomile (chamomile). Electronic physician 8(9), 3024-3031.

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Insufficient data to support safe use in cosmeticsCosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-3133; Chemical_Name: Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) oil; ; ; Classification: QQQQ03;
59 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Matricaria recutita, ext.; -; blue chamomile oil; Chamomile (flower oil); Chamomile essential oil; Chamomile oil blue; Chamomile oil, Blue; Essential oil of Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) obtained from flower tops by steam distillation of Egypt orig; cas_numbers: 8002-66-2, 84082-60-0
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-3133; Chemical_Name: Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) oil; ; ; Classification: QQQ03; QQQ54;
  • B C. McGeorge & M. C. Steele. 1991. Allergic contact dermatitis of the nipple from Roman chamomile ointment. Contact dermatitis 24(2), 139-40.
  • Laura Cuzzolin, Francesco Francini-Pesenti, Giovanna Verlato, Marco Joppi, Paola Baldelli & Giuseppina Benoni 2010. Use of herbal products among 392 Italian pregnant women: focus on pregnancy outcome. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety 19(11), 1151-8.
  • Sepide Miraj & Samira Alesaeidi 2016. A systematic review study of therapeutic effects of Matricaria recuitta chamomile (chamomile). Electronic physician 8(9), 3024-3031.
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-3133; Chemical_Name: Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) oil; ; ; Classification: QQQQ03;
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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