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opoponax gum
commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle gum

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Name:commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle gum
CAS Number: 9000-78-6
ECHA EC Number:232-558-8
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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FDA Mainterm (SATF):8021-36-1 ; OPOPANAX, GUM
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.510 Natural flavoring substances and natural substances used in conjunction with flavors.
 
Physical Properties:
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
 water, 1.138e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: balsamic
Odor Strength:medium
opoponax
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. opoponax
Flavor Type: balsamic
opoponax
Taste Description: opoponax
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Penta International
OPOPONAX RESIN NEAT
William Bernstein Company
Opopanax or Opoponax (AKA Sweet Myrrh)
Odor: An aromatic gum resin of the same genus as Myrrh. Used for incense, perfume, and medicinal purposes. Earthy, warm, sweet odor.
 
Safety Information:
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category:
flavor and fragrance agents
IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
IFRA Critical Effect:
Dermal sensitization
 View the IFRA Standard
View IFRA Standards Library for complete information.
Please review Amendment 49 IFRA documentation for complete information.
IFRA RESTRICTION LIMITS IN THE FINISHED PRODUCT (%):
Category 1: Products applied to the lips
0.077 %
Category 2: Products applied to the axillae
0.023 %
Category 3: Products applied to the face/body using fingertips
0.46 %
Category 4: Products related to fine fragrance
0.43 %
 Category 5: Products applied to the face and body using the hands (palms), primarily leave-on
Category 5A: Body lotion products applied to the body using the hands (palms), primarily leave-on
0.11 %
Category 5B: Face moisturizer products applied to the face using the hands (palms), primarily leave-on
0.11 %
Category 5C: Hand cream products applied to the hands using the hands (palms), primarily leave-on
0.11 %
Category 5D: Baby Creams, baby Oils and baby talc
0.11 %
Category 6: Products with oral and lip exposure
0.25 %
 Category 7: Products applied to the hair with some hand contact
Category 7A: Rinse-off products applied to the hair with some hand contact
0.88 %
Category 7B: Leave-on products applied to the hair with some hand contact
0.88 %
Category 8: Products with significant anogenital exposure
0.045 %
Category 9: Products with body and hand exposure, primarily rinse off
0.84 %
 Category 10: Household care products with mostly hand contact
Category 10A: Household care excluding aerosol products (excluding aerosol/spray products)
3.00 %
Category 10B: Household aerosol/spray products
3.00 %
 Category 11: Products with intended skin contact but minimal transfer of fragrance to skin from inert substrate
Category 11A: Products with intended skin contact but minimal transfer of fragrance to skin from inert substrate without UV exposure
1.70 %
Category 11B: Products with intended skin contact but minimal transfer of fragrance to skin from inert substrate with potential UV exposure
1.70 %
Category 12: Products not intended for direct skin contact, minimal or insignificant transfer to skin
No Restriction
 Notes:
IFRA FLAVOR REQUIREMENTS:

Due to the possible ingestion of small amounts of fragrance ingredients from their use in products in Categories 1 and 6, materials must not only comply with IFRA Standards but must also be recognized as safe as a flavoring ingredient as defined by the IOFI Code of Practice (www.iofi.org). For more details see chapter 1 of the Guidance for the use of IFRA Standards.

 
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle gum
Chemidplus:0009000786
 
References:
 commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle gum
Canada Domestic Sub. List:9000-78-6
Pubchem (sid):135321474
 
Other Information:
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
Wikipedia:View
FAO:OLIBANUM (FRANKINCENSE), MYRRH AND OPOPANAX RESINS AND OILS
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
balsamic
balsam ketone
FR
1-
benzoyl acetone
FL/FR
octyl cinnamate
FR
opoponax absolute (balsamodendron kafal)
FL/FR
opoponax absolute (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FL/FR
opoponax essence (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FL/FR
opoponax oil (balsamodendron kafal)
FL/FR
opoponax oil (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FL/FR
opoponax resin (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engler)
FL/FR
opoponax resin oil
FR
opoponax resinoid (balsamodendron kafal)
FR
opoponax resinoid (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FR
opoponax resinoid replacer
FR
opoponax specialty
FR
opoponax tincture
FL/FR
fruity
bisabolene
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl propionate
FL/FR
herbal
levisticum officinale root absolute
FL/FR
ocimene oxirane
FR
trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract
FL/FR
spicy
levisticum officinale root oil
FL/FR
woody
opoponax wood specialty
FR
siam wood oil
FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
1-
benzoyl acetone
FL/FR
opoponax essence (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FL/FR
balsamic
balsamic
opoponax absolute (balsamodendron kafal)
FL/FR
opoponax absolute (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FL/FR
opoponax oil (balsamodendron kafal)
FL/FR
opoponax oil (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle)
FL/FR
opoponax resin (commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engler)
FL/FR
opoponax tincture
FL/FR
bready
trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract
FL/FR
citrus
bisabolene
FL/FR
spicy
levisticum officinale root absolute
FL/FR
levisticum officinale root oil
FL/FR
waxy
phenoxyethyl propionate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle
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Synonyms:
 commiphora erythraea var. glabrescens engle gum
 
 
Notes:
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