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Data: Limited

Pelargonium Graveolens Oil

Other Concerns

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

SYNONYMS

PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (BOURBON GERANIUM) OIL, PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL, PELARGONIUM ASPERUM (GERANIUM) OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (BOURBON GERANIUM) OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) ALLPLANT ESSENCE, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) ESSENTIAL OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS ALLPLANT ESSENCE, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS ESSENTIAL OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL, PELARGONIUM ROSEUM STEM OIL, ROSE GERANIUM ALLPLANT ESSENCE, ROSE GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL, and ROSE GERANIUM OIL (PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS)

Oil extracted from rose geranium, Pelargonium graveolens.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of skin toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

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

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any irritationOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of eye irritationOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Wildlife and environmental toxicityOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of environmental toxicity or persistenceOpen scientific literature
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
46 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.

Understanding scores

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