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Substance Name: Tea tree oil
RN: 68647-73-4
UNII: VIF565UC2G

Notes

  • Essential oil extracted from Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree). It is used as a topical antimicrobial due to the presence of terpineol.
  • TSCA Definition 2018: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. Melaleuca alternifolia, Myrtaceae.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Human Data
  • Natural Product
  • TSCA UVCB

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Tea tree oil

Name of Substance

  • Oils, tea tree
  • Tea tree oil

MeSH Heading

  • Tea tree oil

Synonyms

  • CCRIS 9084
  • HSDB 8193
  • Melaleuca alternifolia oil
  • Oils, tea-tree
  • T36-C7
  • Tea extract
  • Tea leaf oil
  • Tea leaf, absolute
  • Tea oil
  • Tea tree oil
  • Tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia)
  • UNII-VIF565UC2G

Systematic Name

  • Oils, tea-tree

Superlist Name

  • Tea tree oil

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 68647-73-4

FDA UNII

  • VIF565UC2G

Other Registry Number

  • 308064-79-1

System Generated Number

  • 0068647734

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
child TDLo oral 500uL/kg (0.5mL/kg) BEHAVIORAL: "HALLUCINATIONS, DISTORTED PERCEPTIONS"

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Journal of Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology. Vol. 32, Pg. 461, 1994.
child TDLo oral 500uL/kg (0.5mL/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SLEEP

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Veterinary and Human Toxicology. Vol. 37, Pg. 557, 1995.
man TDLo oral 21uL/kg (0.021mL/kg) BLOOD: CHANGES IN CELL COUNT (UNSPECIFIED)

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): "DERMATITIS, ALLERGIC: AFTER SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE"

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): "DERMATITIS, OTHER: AFTER SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE"
Medical Journal of Australia. Vol. 159, Pg. 830, 1993.
rabbit LDLo skin 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 26, Pg. 407, 1988.
rat LD50 oral 1900mg/kg (1900mg/kg)   Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 26, Pg. 407, 1988.