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CITRONELLOL

Score:

Data: Fair

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  • Synonyms
  • 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 women176 products
shampoo132 products
conditioner128 products
facial moisturizer/treatment112 products
fragrance for men100 products
lipstick93 products
moisturizer92 products
serums & essences87 products
hair treatment/serum85 products
foundation71 products
hair styling aide70 products
body wash/cleanser61 products
hair spray58 products
hand cream43 products
body firming lotion41 products
facial cleanser39 products
mask39 products
styling gel/lotion37 products
hair color and bleaching34 products
antiperspirant/deodorant34 products
bar soap30 products
daily use with SPF30 products
lip balm25 products
body oil23 products
sunless tanning22 products
toners/astringents21 products
liquid hand soap20 products
body spray19 products
anti-aging17 products
makeup primer17 products
bath oil/salts/soak16 products
exfoliant/scrub15 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)14 products
makeup remover13 products
around-eye cream12 products
bronzer/highlighter12 products
12 products
blush11 products
concealer10 products
styling mousse/foam9 products
detangler8 products
recreational sunscreen8 products
BB cream8 products
CC cream8 products
facial powder7 products
setting powder/spray7 products
after shave6 products
baby lotion6 products
hair relaxer4 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
lip gloss3 products
shaving cream3 products
nail treatment3 products
body powder3 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
beard care3 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
cuticle treatment2 products
baby soap2 products
after sun product2 products
bubble bath2 products
mascara2 products
diaper cream2 products
beard oil2 products
baby shampoo2 products
foot cleansing1 products
glitter1 products
lip plumper1 products
baby oil1 products
vapor rubs1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
other eye makeup1 products
tanning oil1 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 evidenceEU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011). Appears as: name: RHODINOL; CAS: 6812-78-8
Limited evidence of [[system]] 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

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

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

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
  • 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/ .
  • 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.

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