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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/treatment184 products
shampoo182 products
fragrance for women163 products
moisturizer156 products
foundation147 products
lipstick146 products
conditioner146 products
body wash/cleanser125 products
serums & essences117 products
facial cleanser93 products
lip gloss80 products
fragrance for men74 products
mask72 products
hair treatment/serum62 products
lip balm59 products
bath oil/salts/soak53 products
moisturizer with SPF52 products
hand cream50 products
exfoliant/scrub50 products
hair styling aide49 products
bar soap44 products
hair spray40 products
styling gel/lotion38 products
liquid hand soap36 products
toners/astringents33 products
antiperspirant/deodorant33 products
bronzer/highlighter28 products
body firming lotion26 products
body spray24 products
hair color and bleaching23 products
blush23 products
concealer21 products
body oil19 products
makeup remover19 products
makeup primer19 products
sunless tanning17 products
shaving cream15 products
around-eye cream13 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)13 products
beach & sport sunscreen12 products
detangler12 products
foot moisturizer10 products
lip balm with SPF9 products
after shave9 products
styling mousse/foam9 products
lip liner8 products
hand sanitizer7 products
eye shadow7 products
lip plumper7 products
hair relaxer6 products
CC cream6 products
baby lotion6 products
other men's products5 products
vapor rubs5 products
anti-aging5 products
baby shampoo5 products
facial powder4 products
muscle/joint soreness4 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
cuticle treatment3 products
diaper cream3 products
nail treatment3 products
bubble bath3 products
beard oil3 products
baby soap3 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
after sun product2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
mouthwash2 products
BB cream2 products
polish remover2 products
beard care2 products
toothpaste2 products
depilatory1 products
oil controller1 products
other eye makeup1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
baby wipes1 products
baby oil1 products
mascara1 products
body powder1 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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