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LINALOOL

Score:

Data: Fair

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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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facial moisturizer/treatment173 products
shampoo172 products
foundation165 products
fragrance for women139 products
moisturizer137 products
conditioner133 products
lipstick119 products
body wash/cleanser118 products
serums & essences114 products
facial cleanser82 products
mask67 products
hair treatment/serum58 products
moisturizer with SPF58 products
fragrance for men56 products
lip balm51 products
bath oil/salts/soak51 products
lip gloss50 products
exfoliant/scrub44 products
hair styling aide44 products
bar soap41 products
styling gel/lotion36 products
hand cream34 products
antiperspirant/deodorant34 products
toners/astringents30 products
hair spray29 products
liquid hand soap29 products
bronzer/highlighter25 products
hair color and bleaching23 products
body spray22 products
body firming lotion22 products
concealer20 products
blush20 products
makeup remover19 products
makeup primer19 products
body oil16 products
shaving cream16 products
sunless tanning15 products
beach & sport sunscreen15 products
lip balm with SPF12 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)12 products
around-eye cream11 products
styling mousse/foam9 products
foot moisturizer9 products
CC cream9 products
detangler8 products
after shave8 products
lip liner8 products
baby shampoo7 products
lip plumper7 products
baby lotion7 products
eye shadow6 products
vapor rubs6 products
anti-aging5 products
bubble bath5 products
Facial Sun Care5 products
other men's products5 products
shaving cream (men's)4 products
facial powder4 products
mouthwash4 products
BB cream4 products
beard oil4 products
nail treatment3 products
diaper cream3 products
baby soap3 products
cuticle treatment3 products
after sun product2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
toothpaste2 products
baby bubble bath2 products
polish remover2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
beard care2 products
hair relaxer1 products
baby oil1 products
baby wipes1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
other eye makeup1 products
depilatory1 products
oil controller1 products
body powder1 products
mascara1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011), EU Cosmetics Directive
Possible 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: 78-70-6; List Name: Linalool; TSCA Chemical Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1720 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

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensCosIng

Data Sources

  • Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011), EU Cosmetics Directive
  • 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: 78-70-6; List Name: Linalool; TSCA Chemical Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-
  • 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.
  • 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/ .

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