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CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

Score:

Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (moderate) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer106 products
facial moisturizer/treatment88 products
shampoo79 products
body wash/cleanser70 products
beach & sport sunscreen66 products
moisturizer with SPF56 products
facial cleanser55 products
exfoliant/scrub51 products
liquid hand soap49 products
conditioner43 products
lip balm38 products
bar soap37 products
serums & essences37 products
mask28 products
body oil26 products
bath oil/salts/soak25 products
antiperspirant/deodorant22 products
foundation21 products
hair treatment/serum18 products
hand cream15 products
hand sanitizer13 products
toners/astringents11 products
makeup remover11 products
lip gloss11 products
fragrance for women10 products
bubble bath10 products
shaving cream10 products
baby soap10 products
anti-aging9 products
baby shampoo9 products
hair styling aide8 products
body spray8 products
styling gel/lotion7 products
lip balm with SPF6 products
beard oil6 products
baby lotion6 products
toothpaste6 products
lipstick5 products
body firming lotion5 products
makeup primer5 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
baby bubble bath5 products
detangler5 products
BB cream5 products
hair spray4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)4 products
around-eye cream4 products
baby oil4 products
CC cream4 products
fragrance for men3 products
foot cleansing3 products
after sun product2 products
cuticle treatment2 products
foot odor control2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
sunless tanning2 products
foot moisturizer1 products
baby wipes1 products
facial powder1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
Facial Sun Care1 products
lip plumper1 products
body powder1 products
after shave1 products
nail treatment1 products
mouthwash1 products
baby powder1 products
vapor rubs1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceSafer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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 2005

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Insufficient data to determine safetyCosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2017. CIR Assessments. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil; ; ; Classification: QQQ03;
171 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – government assessment cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gapsIARC 2015. IRAC Carcinogens (Skin Deep®). Appears as: listid: IARC-653; Chemical_Name: d-Limonene; ; CAS: 5989-27-5

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

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

  • Safer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • IFRA 2005
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2017. CIR Assessments. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil; ; ; Classification: QQQ03;
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • IARC 2015. IRAC Carcinogens (Skin Deep®). Appears as: listid: IARC-653; Chemical_Name: d-Limonene; ; CAS: 5989-27-5
  • 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.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products that are inhalable (e.g., sprays, powders) because of respiratory concerns.
  • EWG VERIFIED products meet use restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data

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