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CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL

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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (high)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer23 products
exfoliant/scrub18 products
body wash/cleanser12 products
bath oil/salts/soak12 products
lip balm11 products
shampoo11 products
lip gloss10 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
facial cleanser9 products
body oil7 products
conditioner7 products
bar soap6 products
toners/astringents5 products
fragrance for women5 products
toothpaste5 products
hand cream4 products
mask4 products
liquid hand soap4 products
serums & essences4 products
body spray3 products
shaving cream3 products
foot cleansing3 products
makeup remover3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
moisturizer with SPF2 products
anti-aging2 products
mouthwash2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
baby lotion1 products
nail treatment1 products
detangler1 products
hair spray1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
body powder1 products
hair styling aide1 products
baby shampoo1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
foot odor control1 products
makeup primer1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA_Standard_43html

Data gaps

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

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

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

Data Sources

  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • IFRA_Standard_43html
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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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