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PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS LEAF OIL

Score:

Data: None

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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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance is an established contact allergen in humans. EU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011).
REACH registrations this substance may cause an allergic skin reaction.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2019. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (BOURBON GERANIUM) OIL ;

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Deemed a moderate human health priority even though it did not meet the strict criteria of the categorization exercise of CEPA. Flagged for uncertain persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-06895; Chemical_Name: Oils, geranium; ; CAS: 8000-46-2
Deemed a moderate human health priority even though it did not meet the strict criteria of the categorization exercise of CEPA. Flagged for uncertain persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-06895; Chemical_Name: Oils, geranium; ; CAS: 8000-46-2

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
REACH registrations this substance causes skin irritation.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2019. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (BOURBON GERANIUM) OIL ;

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
CLP notifications identifies that this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2019. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (BOURBON GERANIUM) OIL ;
Deemed a moderate human health priority even though it did not meet the strict criteria of the categorization exercise of CEPA. Flagged for uncertain persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-06895; Chemical_Name: Oils, geranium; ; CAS: 8000-46-2

Data gaps

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Deemed a moderate human health priority even though it did not meet the strict criteria of the categorization exercise of CEPA. Flagged for uncertain persistence.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-06895; Chemical_Name: Oils, geranium; ; CAS: 8000-46-2

Data Sources

  • EU Cosmetics Directive 2013. Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011).
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2019. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (BOURBON GERANIUM) OIL ;
  • Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-06895; Chemical_Name: Oils, geranium; ; CAS: 8000-46-2
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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