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PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL

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Data: Limited

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  • 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/treatment31 products
lipstick24 products
serums & essences22 products
mask19 products
facial cleanser17 products
moisturizer16 products
moisturizer with SPF15 products
body wash/cleanser12 products
toners/astringents11 products
conditioner11 products
hand cream7 products
shampoo7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
bath oil/salts/soak6 products
makeup remover5 products
liquid hand soap5 products
bar soap5 products
exfoliant/scrub5 products
beach & sport sunscreen5 products
around-eye cream4 products
baby lotion4 products
cuticle treatment3 products
makeup primer3 products
anti-aging3 products
body oil3 products
baby shampoo2 products
lip balm2 products
CC cream2 products
baby soap2 products
baby oil2 products
BB cream2 products
after shave1 products
body spray1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
baby wipes1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
foundation1 products
bubble bath1 products
fragrance for women1 products
diaper cream1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
mouthwash1 products
detangler1 products
shaving cream1 products
beard oil1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenEC (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.'
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesEuropean Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of any irritationEuropean 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
Wildlife and environmental toxicityEuropean 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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