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GERANIOL

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 women155 products
lipstick118 products
facial moisturizer/treatment103 products
moisturizer97 products
serums & essences76 products
fragrance for men74 products
shampoo56 products
foundation43 products
conditioner43 products
body wash/cleanser42 products
hair treatment/serum40 products
lip balm35 products
antiperspirant/deodorant34 products
mask33 products
hand cream32 products
facial cleanser32 products
hair spray31 products
hair styling aide29 products
hair color and bleaching27 products
moisturizer with SPF24 products
concealer21 products
styling gel/lotion20 products
toners/astringents18 products
bath oil/salts/soak18 products
body firming lotion18 products
lip gloss18 products
body oil18 products
bar soap17 products
body spray17 products
exfoliant/scrub16 products
makeup primer11 products
liquid hand soap10 products
sunless tanning10 products
around-eye cream9 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)9 products
blush8 products
makeup remover8 products
lip balm with SPF8 products
shaving cream7 products
detangler7 products
eye shadow7 products
styling mousse/foam7 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
baby lotion6 products
mascara6 products
muscle/joint soreness6 products
CC cream5 products
anti-aging5 products
after shave5 products
beach & sport sunscreen5 products
4 products
beard oil4 products
vapor rubs4 products
beard care3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
bubble bath3 products
lip plumper3 products
cuticle treatment2 products
foot cleansing2 products
BB cream2 products
other men's products2 products
diaper cream2 products
nail treatment2 products
after sun product2 products
hair relaxer2 products
other eye makeup1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
facial powder1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
toothpaste1 products
baby oil1 products
oil controller1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Known 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.

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

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
1096 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status
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

  • SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
  • 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/ .
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.
  • 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

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