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LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Endocrine disruption (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment146 products
moisturizer121 products
facial cleanser76 products
body wash/cleanser67 products
serums & essences66 products
shampoo60 products
conditioner46 products
mask45 products
antiperspirant/deodorant44 products
bath oil/salts/soak42 products
bar soap39 products
body oil38 products
moisturizer with SPF34 products
exfoliant/scrub33 products
beach & sport sunscreen33 products
toners/astringents32 products
liquid hand soap27 products
lipstick24 products
baby lotion22 products
foundation22 products
hair treatment/serum22 products
baby soap21 products
baby shampoo19 products
around-eye cream14 products
fragrance for women14 products
bronzer/highlighter14 products
blush14 products
anti-aging12 products
hand cream12 products
lip balm12 products
baby bubble bath12 products
hand sanitizer11 products
baby sunscreen11 products
after sun product10 products
makeup remover9 products
baby oil9 products
bubble bath9 products
foot moisturizer7 products
facial powder7 products
vapor rubs7 products
body spray6 products
shaving cream6 products
beard oil6 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
other men's products5 products
hair styling aide4 products
concealer4 products
after shave3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
BB cream3 products
makeup primer3 products
baby powder3 products
diaper cream2 products
fragrance for men2 products
foot cleansing2 products
mouthwash2 products
body firming lotion2 products
hair spray2 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
baby wipes1 products
eye shadow1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
sunless tanning1 products
body powder1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
detangler1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
oil controller1 products
foot odor control1 products
mascara1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
CC cream1 products

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of any disruptionHenley et al 2007 Prepubertal gynecomastia linked to lavender and tea tree oils. N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 1;356(5):479-85.

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Associated with immunotoxicity or allergiesSchempp CM, Schopf E, Simon JC 2002. [Plant-induced toxic and allergic dermatitis (phytodermatitis)]. Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete 53(2): 93-7.

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
383 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

  • Henley et al 2007 Prepubertal gynecomastia linked to lavender and tea tree oils. N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 1;356(5):479-85.
  • Schempp CM, Schopf E, Simon JC 2002. [Plant-induced toxic and allergic dermatitis (phytodermatitis)]. Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete 53(2): 93-7.
  • 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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