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Substance Name: Citronella oil
RN: 8000-29-1
UNII: QYO8Q067D0

Note

  • TSCA Definition 2017: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. Cymbopogon nardus or Cymbopogon winterianus, Graminae.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Insect Attractant, Repellent and Chemosterilant
  • Mutation Data
  • Natural Product
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Citronella oil

Synonyms

  • Caswell No. 618
  • Citronella oil
  • Citronella oil (Cymbopogon nardus rendle)
  • Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil
  • Cymbopogon nardus oil
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 021901
  • Essential oil of cymbopogon nardus
  • FEMA No. 2308
  • Oil of citronella
  • Oils, citronella
  • UNII-QYO8Q067D0
  • Zitronell oel
  • Zitronell oel [German]

Systematic Names

  • Citronella oil
  • Oils, citronella

Superlist Names

  • Citronella oil
  • Oil of citronella

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8000-29-1

FDA UNII

  • QYO8Q067D0

System Generated Number

  • 0008000291

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 4600mg/kg (4600mg/kg)   Tokishikoroji Foramu. Toxicology Forum. Vol. 8, Pg. 91, 1985.
rabbit LD50 skin 4700mg/kg (4700mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 11, Pg. 1067, 1973.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 713mg/kg (713mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ANTIPSYCHOTIC

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: PTOSIS: EYE

BEHAVIORAL: CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY (SPECIFIC ASSAY)
Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. Vol. 9, Pg. 515, 1971.
rat LD50 oral 7200mg/kg (7200mg/kg)   Pharmazie. Vol. 14, Pg. 435, 1959.