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Substance Name: Peruvian balsam [NF]
RN: 8007-00-9

Notes

  • TSCA Definition 2018: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. It consists primarily of resins, essential oils, and usually cinnamic and benzoic acids. (Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Leguminosae).
  • Used in treatment of radiation skin injuries in USSR.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Natural Product
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Balsam peru
  • Peruvian balsam
  • Peruvian balsam [NF]

Synonyms

  • Balsam fir oil (Abies balsamea (L.) MilL.)
  • Balsam fir oleoresin (Abies balsamea (L.) MilL.)
  • Balsam oil, Peru (Myroxylon pereirae Klotzsch)
  • Balsam peru
  • Balsam Peru (Myroxylon pereirae Klotzsch)
  • Balsam Peru extract (resinoid)
  • Balsam Peru oil
  • Balsam-of-Peru
  • Balsams, peru
  • EINECS 232-352-8
  • FEMA No. 2114
  • FEMA No. 2115
  • FEMA No. 2116
  • FEMA No. 2117
  • Hyperabsolute balsam, Peru
  • Myroxylon pereirae oleoresin
  • Oil balsam peru
  • Peru balsam
  • Peruvian balsam
  • UNII-8P5F881OCY
  • UNII-DIK0395679

Systematic Names

  • Balsams, peru
  • Peru balsam

Superlist Name

  • Balsam, peru (Myroxylon pereirae klotzsch)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8007-00-9

FDA UNIIs

  • 8P5F881OCY
  • DIK0395679

Other Registry Numbers

  • 8016-42-0
  • 90064-23-6
  • 92874-95-8

System Generated Number

  • 0008007009

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin > 10gm/kg (10000mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 951, 1974.
rat LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 951, 1974.