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PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL

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Data: Limited

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  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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/treatment51 products
serums & essences36 products
facial cleanser35 products
mask33 products
moisturizer28 products
lipstick24 products
body wash/cleanser20 products
daily use with SPF20 products
toners/astringents15 products
exfoliant/scrub15 products
antiperspirant/deodorant13 products
conditioner11 products
shampoo9 products
makeup remover8 products
BB cream7 products
bar soap7 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
hand cream6 products
liquid hand soap6 products
6 products
makeup primer6 products
baby lotion5 products
bath oil/salts/soak5 products
around-eye cream5 products
CC cream4 products
cuticle treatment4 products
body oil4 products
baby soap3 products
body firming lotion3 products
setting powder/spray3 products
recreational sunscreen3 products
lip balm2 products
anti-aging2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
baby oil2 products
fragrance for women2 products
baby shampoo2 products
bubble bath2 products
shaving cream1 products
diaper cream1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
beard oil1 products
body spray1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
foundation1 products
baby wipes1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 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.EC (European Commission of the European Union) 1999-2020. Enterprise Directorate-General Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics. The rules governing cosmetic products in the European Union, Volume 1, 'Cosmetics legislation.'
REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction. CLP notifications identifies that this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways, is toxic to aquatic life with European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction. CLP notifications identifies that this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways, is toxic to aquatic life with European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation and may cause an allergic skin reaction. CLP notifications identifies that this substance may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways, is toxic to aquatic life with European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • EC (European Commission of the European Union) 1999-2020. Enterprise Directorate-General Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics. The rules governing cosmetic products in the European Union, Volume 1, 'Cosmetics legislation.'
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.

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