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Table 6 Some natural substances reported in the 100 ingredient lists, which include fragrance compounds as constituents. These fragrances belong to the ‘26 fragrance allergens’

From: Natural personal care products—analysis of ingredient lists and legal situation

Examples Names and percentages of fragrance constituents
Chamomilla recucita oil Linalool 0.4 %, limonene 1 %
Citrus aurantium dulcis oil Limonene 95 %, citral 1 %
Citrus medica limonum oil Citral 3–5 %, limonene 56–78 %
Cupressus sempervirens oil Limonene 5–7 %, linalool 1–3 %
other manufacturer: limonene 14 %, linalool 0.8 %
Cymbopogon martini oil Geraniol 66–84 %, linalool <4 %, citral <2 %, farnesol 2< %, limonene <1 %
other manufacturer: limonene <22 %
Daucus carota oil Linalool 1–2 %, limonene 1–2 %, citral 1–3 %, geraniol 1–3 %
Eucalyptus globulus oil Limonene 7–10 %
Juniperus communis fruit oil Limonene 1–3 %
Lavandula angustifolia oil Limonene <1 %, linalool 40 %
Mentha arvensis oil Limonene 3–4 %
Pelargonium graveolens oil Citronellol 30–40 %, geraniol 12,5–15 %, linalool 7–10 %, citral 1–3 %, limonene 1–3 %
Rosa damascena flower oil Citronellol 25–30 %, geraniol 20–25 %, linalool 1–3 %, eugenol 1–3 %, citral 1–3 %
Rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil Linalool 0.8 %, limonene 6 %
  1. Data derived from material safety data sheets