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Data: Fair

Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

ACID REFINED LINSEED OIL; ACIDULATED LINSEED SOAPSTOCK; BODIED LINSEED OIL; LINSEED ABSOLUTE; LINSEED FATTY ACIDS, GLYCERIN ESTER; LINSEED OIL; LINSEED OIL ABSOLUTE; LINSEED OIL, ALKALI REFINED; LINSE, LINSEED OIL, LINSEED OIL ABSOLUTE, LINSEED OIL,, LINSEED OILS, LINSEED SEED OIL, LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL, LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED OIL, and OILS, LINSEED

Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil is an expressed oil from the dried ripe seed of Linumusitatissimum.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment 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
1999 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • 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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Hazard score

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Data availability

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