Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|body wash/cleanser||4 products|
|liquid hand soap||4 products|
|hand sanitizer||3 products|
|facial cleanser||3 products|
|lip gloss||3 products|
|recreational sunscreen||3 products|
|bubble bath||2 products|
|fragrance for women||2 products|
|fragrance for men||2 products|
|baby toothpaste||1 products|
|serums & essences||1 products|
|after sun product||1 products|
|hand cream||1 products|
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
|Causes serious eye irritation.||European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)|
|Showed activation in cellular assays associated with endocrine disruption.||National Toxicology Program (NTP)|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Increased kidney weight and urine concentration at very high doses.||I F. Gaunt, J. Colley, P. Grasso, A. B. Lansdown & S. D. Gangolli. 1969. Acute (rat and mouse) and short-term (rat) toxicity studies on cis-3-hexen-1-ol. Food and cosmetics toxicology 7(5), 451-9.|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|In vitro testing indicates a lack of genotoxicity/mutagenicity.||RIFM fragrance ingredient safety assessment, 3-hexen-1-ol (isomer unspecified), CAS Registry Number 544-12-7 Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 110 Suppl 1, S629-S636.|
|212 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Very low, potentially incidental adverse effects at high exposure.||RIFM fragrance ingredient safety assessment, 3-hexen-1-ol (isomer unspecified), CAS Registry Number 544-12-7 Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 110 Suppl 1, S629-S636.|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|Structural analysis, animal, and human studies fail to indicate sensitization.||RIFM fragrance ingredient safety assessment, 3-hexen-1-ol (isomer unspecified), CAS Registry Number 544-12-7 Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association 110 Suppl 1, S629-S636.|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
- National Toxicology Program (NTP)
- I F. Gaunt, J. Colley, P. Grasso, A. B. Lansdown & S. D. Gangolli. 1969. Acute (rat and mouse) and short-term (rat) toxicity studies on cis-3-hexen-1-ol. Food and cosmetics toxicology 7(5), 451-9.
- 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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