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HYDROXYCITRONELLAL

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Data: Limited

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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 HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick111 products
fragrance for women106 products
shampoo66 products
conditioner53 products
foundation53 products
hair treatment/serum51 products
hair spray41 products
moisturizer39 products
fragrance for men35 products
hair styling aide28 products
body wash/cleanser28 products
facial moisturizer/treatment27 products
styling gel/lotion21 products
mask16 products
hand cream16 products
lip balm15 products
lip gloss14 products
body spray12 products
facial cleanser11 products
liquid hand soap10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
sunless tanning10 products
bar soap10 products
anti-aging10 products
lip liner9 products
bath oil/salts/soak9 products
daily use with SPF8 products
concealer8 products
body oil7 products
body firming lotion6 products
recreational sunscreen6 products
serums & essences6 products
lip plumper5 products
styling mousse/foam5 products
5 products
makeup primer5 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
detangler4 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
makeup remover2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
baby lotion2 products
around-eye cream2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
toners/astringents2 products
shaving cream2 products
facial powder2 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
body powder2 products
after sun product1 products
beard cleanser1 products
beard care1 products
tanning oil1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
polish remover1 products
nail treatment1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
bubble bath1 products
hand sanitizer1 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.
Human [[system]] toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2018. Safer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28). Appears as: CAS: 107-75-5; List Name: Hydroxycitronellal; TSCA Chemical Name: Octanal, 7-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyl-
Limited evidence of [[system]] toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: 7-hydroxycitronellal; 7-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanal; -; 3,7-Dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal; 3,7-Dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal7- hydroxycitronellal 3,7-dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal; 7- hydroxycitronellal 3,7-dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal; 7-hydroxy -3,7-dimethyl; 7-HY; cas_numbers: 107-75-5

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_151html

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
59 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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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

  • SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2018. Safer Chemical Ingredients List (2018-02-28). Appears as: CAS: 107-75-5; List Name: Hydroxycitronellal; TSCA Chemical Name: Octanal, 7-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyl-
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: 7-hydroxycitronellal; 7-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanal; -; 3,7-Dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal; 3,7-Dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal7- hydroxycitronellal 3,7-dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal; 7- hydroxycitronellal 3,7-dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanal; 7-hydroxy -3,7-dimethyl; 7-HY; cas_numbers: 107-75-5
  • 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_151html
  • 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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