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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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lipstick104 products
fragrance for women70 products
shampoo32 products
moisturizer31 products
foundation31 products
hair treatment/serum24 products
hair spray23 products
facial moisturizer/treatment21 products
conditioner20 products
fragrance for men20 products
body wash/cleanser19 products
hair styling aide12 products
styling gel/lotion12 products
lip gloss11 products
mask10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
bath oil/salts/soak9 products
hand cream9 products
concealer8 products
lip liner8 products
bar soap8 products
facial cleanser7 products
serums & essences7 products
moisturizer with SPF6 products
body spray5 products
lip balm5 products
beach & sport sunscreen4 products
styling mousse/foam3 products
liquid hand soap3 products
hand sanitizer3 products
body oil3 products
sunless tanning3 products
makeup primer3 products
shaving cream2 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
makeup remover2 products
detangler2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
body firming lotion2 products
lip plumper2 products
toners/astringents1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
nail treatment1 products
around-eye cream1 products
baby lotion1 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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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

  • 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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