Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil
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Other ConcernsUse restrictions (moderate)
SYNONYMSCLO VE LEAF OILS, CLOVE ABSOLUTE; CLOVE BUD ABSOLUTE; CLOVE BUD OIL; CLOVE LEAF OIL; CLOVE LEAF OIL; CLOVE LEAF OIL, INDONESIAN; CLOVE LEAF OIL, RECTIFIED; CLOVE OIL; CLOVE OIL; CLOVE OIL, REDISTILLED; CLOVE RESINOID;, CLOVE LEAF OIL, CLOVE LEAF OIL, ESSENTIAL, CLOVE LEAF OIL, MADAGASCAR, CLOVE STEM, OIL (EUGENIA SPP.), ESSENTIAL CLOVE LEAF OIL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OIL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS LEAF OIL, MADAGASCAR CLOVE LEAF OIL, OIL (EUGENIA SPP.) CLOVE STEM, OIL, ESSENTIAL, CLOVE LEAF, and OILS, CLO VE LEAF
Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil is a volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of leavesof Eugenia caryophyllus. It consists chiefly of eugenol.
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HIGHAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|facial cleanser||7 products|
|serums & essences||5 products|
|body wash/cleanser||4 products|
|daily use with SPF||3 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||3 products|
|bar soap||2 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||2 products|
|liquid hand soap||2 products|
|cuticle treatment||2 products|
|hair treatment/serum||2 products|
|hair styling aide||2 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|makeup remover||1 products|
|fragrance for women||1 products|
|beard cleanser||1 products|
|styling gel/lotion||1 products|
|body spray||1 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||1 products|
|body oil||1 products|
|Known human immune system toxicant or allergen||SCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy|
|Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergies||National Library of Medicine HazMap|
|Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)||International Fragrance Association Codes & Standards|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Food Additive Status|
|Not likely to be carcinogenic in humans||Int'l Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Carcinogens|
|12 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 1999. Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers. . SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999; and SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 2000. An Initial List Of Perfumery Materials Which Must Not Form Part Of Fragrances Compounds Used In Cosmetic Products. SCCNFP/0320/00, final May 2000.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
- IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
- 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.
- FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
- IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer). 2008. Overall Evaluations of Carcinogenicity to Humans, as evaluated in IARC Monographs Volumes 1-99 (a total of 935 agents, mixtures and exposures).
- 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.
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