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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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lipstick145 products
fragrance for women103 products
facial moisturizer/treatment78 products
serums & essences70 products
moisturizer61 products
conditioner53 products
shampoo53 products
foundation49 products
fragrance for men45 products
body wash/cleanser40 products
mask27 products
hair treatment/serum27 products
hair spray26 products
facial cleanser25 products
hair styling aide23 products
hand cream22 products
styling gel/lotion21 products
moisturizer with SPF20 products
antiperspirant/deodorant16 products
body oil15 products
toners/astringents15 products
bar soap15 products
lip balm13 products
body spray13 products
hair color and bleaching12 products
body firming lotion12 products
makeup remover11 products
blush10 products
bath oil/salts/soak10 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
sunless tanning8 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
makeup primer7 products
around-eye cream6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)6 products
beach & sport sunscreen6 products
lip liner6 products
styling mousse/foam6 products
detangler4 products
CC cream4 products
liquid hand soap3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
nail treatment3 products
after shave3 products
baby oil3 products
baby lotion3 products
Facial Sun Care3 products
baby soap2 products
diaper cream2 products
baby shampoo2 products
anti-aging2 products
shaving cream2 products
mascara2 products
facial powder2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
foot moisturizer1 products
bubble bath1 products
after sun product1 products
vapor rubs1 products
other eye makeup1 products
beard care1 products
hair relaxer1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
beard 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

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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