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CITRONELLOL

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Data: Limited

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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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lipstick141 products
fragrance for women90 products
facial moisturizer/treatment76 products
serums & essences66 products
moisturizer51 products
moisturizer with SPF51 products
foundation49 products
conditioner46 products
shampoo42 products
fragrance for men35 products
body wash/cleanser35 products
mask21 products
hair spray20 products
facial cleanser19 products
hair treatment/serum19 products
styling gel/lotion17 products
hand cream17 products
hair styling aide17 products
antiperspirant/deodorant14 products
beach & sport sunscreen14 products
bar soap13 products
body oil13 products
lip balm12 products
hair color and bleaching12 products
toners/astringents12 products
bath oil/salts/soak10 products
body firming lotion10 products
blush9 products
body spray8 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
makeup remover8 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
around-eye cream6 products
BB cream6 products
lip liner6 products
styling mousse/foam5 products
makeup primer5 products
sunless tanning5 products
CC cream4 products
Facial Sun Care4 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
detangler3 products
anti-aging2 products
baby oil2 products
mascara2 products
facial powder2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
nail treatment1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
shaving cream1 products
hair relaxer1 products
baby lotion1 products
beard oil1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
bubble bath1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
baby soap1 products
diaper cream1 products
baby shampoo1 products
vapor rubs1 products
other eye makeup1 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 any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceEU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011). Appears as: name: RHODINOL; CAS: 6812-78-8
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: (-)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (3S)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (-)-3,7-Dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (-)-beta-Citronellol; (3S)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (S)-(-)-ß-Citronellol; (S)-3,7-Dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; -; Laevo Citronellol; (-)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1; cas_numbers: 7540-51-4

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
412 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

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

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensCosIng

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.
  • EU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011). Appears as: name: RHODINOL; CAS: 6812-78-8
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: (-)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (3S)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (-)-3,7-Dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (-)-beta-Citronellol; (3S)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; (S)-(-)-ß-Citronellol; (S)-3,7-Dimethyloct-6-en-1-ol; -; Laevo Citronellol; (-)-3,7-dimethyloct-6-en-1; cas_numbers: 7540-51-4
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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/ .

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