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CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL

Score:

Data: Fair

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  • Use restrictions (high)

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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moisturizer28 products
shampoo21 products
bath oil/salts/soak19 products
body wash/cleanser19 products
conditioner15 products
facial moisturizer/treatment14 products
bar soap14 products
moisturizer with SPF14 products
exfoliant/scrub12 products
antiperspirant/deodorant12 products
CC cream11 products
facial cleanser10 products
hair treatment/serum10 products
mask9 products
lip balm9 products
shaving cream7 products
liquid hand soap6 products
around-eye cream6 products
styling gel/lotion6 products
beach & sport sunscreen6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)5 products
serums & essences5 products
after shave4 products
body spray4 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
hair spray3 products
toothpaste3 products
hand cream2 products
body oil2 products
fragrance for men2 products
hair styling aide2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
makeup remover2 products
makeup primer2 products
body powder1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
anti-aging1 products
foot odor control1 products
baby shampoo1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
beard oil1 products
foot cleansing1 products
baby soap1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
toners/astringents1 products
detangler1 products
sunless tanning1 products
baby lotion1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
baby oil1 products
beard care1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA_Standard_44html

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Key lime extracts were found to suppress human immune cell activity and is also associated with fragrance sensitizationRoesyanto-Mahadi ID, Geursen-Reitsma AM, van Joost T, van den Akker TW "Sensitization to fragrance materials in Indonesian cosmetics." Contact Dermatitis. 1990 Apr;22(4):212-7.; Gharagozloo M, Ghaderi A. "Immunomodulatory effect of concentrated lime juice extract on activated human mononuclear cells." J Ethnopharmacol. 2001 Sep;77(1):85-90.

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
111 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

  • 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/ .
  • IFRA_Standard_44html
  • Roesyanto-Mahadi ID, Geursen-Reitsma AM, van Joost T, van den Akker TW "Sensitization to fragrance materials in Indonesian cosmetics." Contact Dermatitis. 1990 Apr;22(4):212-7.; Gharagozloo M, Ghaderi A. "Immunomodulatory effect of concentrated lime juice extract on activated human mononuclear cells." J Ethnopharmacol. 2001 Sep;77(1):85-90.
  • 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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