costus root absolute
saussurea lappa absolute
Do not use on any part of the body because of potential sensitizing. Costus extracts have been manufactured on a smaller scale in France and a few other countries for several decades. The raw material is the Costus root, see description under Costus Oil. Substantial quantities of the root are still exported from the Himalayan areas to perfume houses all over the world for distillation or extraction. extract from roots of saussurea lappa used in perfumery & cosmetics; contains sesquiterpene lactones reported to cause contact hypersensitivity; structures of components. tsca definition 2008: extractives and their physically modified derivatives. saussurea lappa, compositae.
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Name: saussurea lappa absolute
CAS Number: 8023-88-9
Category: flavoring agents and adjuvants
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: brownish amber semi-solid (est)
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Flash Point: > 200.00 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: animal
Odor Strength: medium
 orris  green  hairy  woody  melon rind  
Odor Description:
at 100.00 %. 
orris green hairy woody unripe melons
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Costus absolute India
98,5% natural on carrier
Odor: Animalic, woody, spicy, peppery, herbaceous/hay, earthy
Indo World Trading
Costus Root Absolute
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
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Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50  3400 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 867, 1974.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 867, 1974.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents and adjuvants
IFRA Critical Effect: Sensitization
IFRA: View Standard
Recommendation for costus root absolute usage levels up to:
 PROHIBITED: Should not be used as a fragrance ingredient.
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 8023-88-9
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SCCNFP: opinion
WGK Germany: 2
 saussurea lappa absolute
Chemidplus: 0008023889
RTECS: GN1775000 for cas# 8023-88-9
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 saussurea lappa absolute
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 8023-88-9
Pubchem (sid): 135352797
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Other Information:
Export Tariff Code: 3301.90.5000
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Potential Uses:
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 saussurea lappa
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Soluble in:
 water, 9.376 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
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