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OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT

Score:

Data: Limited

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  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Multiple, additive exposure sources (low), and Ecotoxicology (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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serums & essences15 products
mask15 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
baby lotion9 products
baby bubble bath9 products
facial cleanser7 products
baby soap7 products
baby shampoo6 products
conditioner4 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
moisturizer4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
liquid hand soap3 products
shampoo3 products
bar soap2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
anti-aging2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
toners/astringents2 products
after sun product1 products
body firming lotion1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
shaving cream1 products
hand cream1 products
bubble bath1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
foot cleansing1 products
hair styling aide1 products
around-eye cream1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance is an established contact allergen in humans.EU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011). Appears as: name: OCIMUM BASILICUM; CAS: 84775-71-3
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-
Fragrance chemical, which is less frequently reported and thus less documented as a consumer allergen.European Union 2015. Banned and Restricted Fragrances. Appears as: listid: EUFRAG-047; Chemical_Name: Linalool; Synonyms: Linalool;
Limited evidence of [[system]] toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Ocimum basilicum, ext.; -; BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL; Basil essential oil, estragol /methyl chavicol type; Basil essential oil, Methyl chavicol type; Basil Oil; BASIL OIL (estragol type); Basil Oil (linalool type); Basil Oil (Methyl chavicol type); Basil oi; cas_numbers: 8015-73-4, 84775-71-3

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Industry restrictions due to carcinogenicity.International Fragrance Association (IFRA) 2019. IFRA Codes & Standards. Appears as: listid: IFRA-502; Chemical_Name: Estragole; ; CAS: 140-67-0; Classification: Restricted
Carcinogen: California Proposition 65California OEHHA (Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment) 2012. Proposition 65 List (2020 Update). Appears as: Name: Estragole; CAS: 140-67-0

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
This chemical was flagged for further attention by CEPA due to suspected aquatic toxicity and persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-09964; Chemical_Name: 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione, 1,1'-(methylenedi-4,1-phenylene)bis-, polymer with 4,4'-methylenebis[benzenamine]; ; CAS: 26140-67-0
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-00496; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-; ; CAS: 78-70-6

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
This chemical was flagged for further attention by CEPA due to suspected aquatic toxicity and persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-09964; Chemical_Name: 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione, 1,1'-(methylenedi-4,1-phenylene)bis-, polymer with 4,4'-methylenebis[benzenamine]; ; CAS: 26140-67-0
This chemical was flagged for further attention by CEPA due to suspected aquatic toxicity and persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-09964; Chemical_Name: 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione, 1,1'-(methylenedi-4,1-phenylene)bis-, polymer with 4,4'-methylenebis[benzenamine]; ; CAS: 26140-67-0
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-00496; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-; ; CAS: 78-70-6

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
298 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-00496; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-; ; CAS: 78-70-6
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-00496; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-; ; CAS: 78-70-6

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensEU Cosmetics Directive 2015. CosIng. Appears as: listid: COSING-27933; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol,3,7-dimethyl-;; ; CAS: 78-70-6

Data Sources

  • EU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011). Appears as: name: OCIMUM BASILICUM; CAS: 84775-71-3
  • 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-
  • European Union 2015. Banned and Restricted Fragrances. Appears as: listid: EUFRAG-047; Chemical_Name: Linalool; Synonyms: Linalool;
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Ocimum basilicum, ext.; -; BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL; Basil essential oil, estragol /methyl chavicol type; Basil essential oil, Methyl chavicol type; Basil Oil; BASIL OIL (estragol type); Basil Oil (linalool type); Basil Oil (Methyl chavicol type); Basil oi; cas_numbers: 8015-73-4, 84775-71-3
  • International Fragrance Association (IFRA) 2019. IFRA Codes & Standards. Appears as: listid: IFRA-502; Chemical_Name: Estragole; ; CAS: 140-67-0; Classification: Restricted
  • California OEHHA (Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment) 2012. Proposition 65 List (2020 Update). Appears as: Name: Estragole; CAS: 140-67-0
  • Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-09964; Chemical_Name: 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione, 1,1'-(methylenedi-4,1-phenylene)bis-, polymer with 4,4'-methylenebis[benzenamine]; ; CAS: 26140-67-0
  • Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-00496; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-; ; CAS: 78-70-6
  • 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.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EU Cosmetics Directive 2015. CosIng. Appears as: listid: COSING-27933; Chemical_Name: 1,6-Octadien-3-ol,3,7-dimethyl-;; ; CAS: 78-70-6

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