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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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shampoo319 products
conditioner265 products
facial moisturizer/treatment244 products
moisturizer187 products
lipstick176 products
foundation175 products
fragrance for women173 products
body wash/cleanser166 products
serums & essences134 products
hair treatment/serum129 products
facial cleanser126 products
mask120 products
lip balm103 products
hair styling aide100 products
lip gloss85 products
fragrance for men81 products
hair spray76 products
exfoliant/scrub75 products
hand cream67 products
bar soap63 products
moisturizer with SPF63 products
styling gel/lotion58 products
bath oil/salts/soak58 products
liquid hand soap54 products
body firming lotion49 products
antiperspirant/deodorant44 products
hair color and bleaching42 products
toners/astringents41 products
bronzer/highlighter39 products
sunless tanning33 products
makeup primer32 products
concealer29 products
body oil27 products
body spray26 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)25 products
around-eye cream24 products
blush23 products
detangler20 products
shaving cream20 products
makeup remover19 products
beach & sport sunscreen16 products
styling mousse/foam15 products
foot moisturizer15 products
lip balm with SPF11 products
11 products
after shave9 products
BB cream9 products
CC cream9 products
anti-aging9 products
baby lotion9 products
hand sanitizer9 products
lip liner8 products
bubble bath8 products
hair relaxer7 products
baby shampoo7 products
lip plumper7 products
eye shadow7 products
shaving cream (men's)6 products
foot cleansing6 products
facial powder6 products
beard care6 products
baby soap6 products
muscle/joint soreness6 products
vapor rubs5 products
beard oil5 products
cuticle treatment4 products
diaper cream4 products
after sun product4 products
nail treatment3 products
polish remover3 products
baby oil2 products
mouthwash2 products
toothpaste2 products
body powder2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
glitter1 products
nail polish1 products
mascara1 products
depilatory1 products
other eye makeup1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
baby wipes1 products
beard cleanser1 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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