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LINALOOL

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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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shampoo230 products
facial moisturizer/treatment209 products
conditioner187 products
fragrance for women175 products
foundation170 products
moisturizer169 products
lipstick165 products
body wash/cleanser137 products
serums & essences126 products
facial cleanser109 products
hair treatment/serum90 products
mask85 products
fragrance for men83 products
lip gloss82 products
lip balm77 products
hair styling aide70 products
exfoliant/scrub69 products
hand cream55 products
bath oil/salts/soak54 products
bar soap52 products
moisturizer with SPF52 products
liquid hand soap51 products
hair spray50 products
styling gel/lotion48 products
hair color and bleaching41 products
antiperspirant/deodorant40 products
toners/astringents34 products
bronzer/highlighter30 products
body firming lotion30 products
concealer29 products
body spray29 products
makeup primer27 products
body oil24 products
sunless tanning24 products
blush23 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)19 products
makeup remover19 products
around-eye cream18 products
shaving cream18 products
detangler15 products
foot moisturizer13 products
beach & sport sunscreen12 products
styling mousse/foam12 products
lip balm with SPF11 products
after shave9 products
lip liner8 products
hand sanitizer7 products
eye shadow7 products
anti-aging7 products
baby lotion7 products
lip plumper7 products
hair relaxer7 products
CC cream7 products
6 products
baby shampoo6 products
muscle/joint soreness6 products
facial powder6 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
foot cleansing5 products
other men's products5 products
baby soap5 products
bubble bath5 products
vapor rubs5 products
beard oil5 products
beard care4 products
cuticle treatment3 products
diaper cream3 products
nail treatment3 products
after sun product2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
toothpaste2 products
mouthwash2 products
BB cream2 products
polish remover2 products
baby oil1 products
mascara1 products
depilatory1 products
oil controller1 products
other eye makeup1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
baby wipes1 products
beard cleanser1 products
nail polish1 products
body powder1 products
glitter1 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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