Irritants , Fragrance: Synthetic and Fragrant Plant Extracts

One or a blend of volatile and/or fragrant plant oils (or synthetically derived oils) that impart aroma and odor to products. These are often skin irritants due to being composed of hundreds of individual chemical components (Sources: Dermatitis , November-December 2013, pages 283-290; Dermatology, 2002, volume 205, number 1, pages 98–102; Contact Dermatitis, December 2001, pages 333–340; and Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, May 2001, pages 172–178). Fragrance is a leading source of allergic reactions to cosmetics (Source: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, October 2014, ePublication).

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