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Substance Name: Costus absolute
RN: 8023-88-9
UNII: 2WF6750061

Notes

  • Extract from roots of Saussurea lappa used in perfumery & cosmetics; contains sesquiterpene lactones reported to cause contact hypersensitivity.
  • TSCA Definition 2018: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. Saussurea lappa, Compositae.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

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

Name of Substance

  • Costus absolute

Synonyms

  • Changala
  • Chob-i-qut
  • Costus oil
  • Costus root
  • Costus root oil
  • Costus root oil (Saussurea lappa clarke)
  • Essential oil
  • FEMA No. 2336
  • Goshtam
  • Hyperabsolute costus
  • Kashmirja
  • Kastam
  • Koost
  • Koot
  • Kost
  • KUR
  • Kushtha
  • Kusta
  • KUTH
  • Oils, costus
  • Ouplate
  • Pachak
  • Patchuk
  • Putchuk
  • Saussurea lappa root oil
  • Seppudy
  • Sepuddy
  • Spiral flag oil
  • UNII-2WF6750061
  • Upalet

Systematic Names

  • Costus oil
  • Oils, costus

Superlist Name

  • Costus root oil

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8023-88-9

FDA UNII

  • 2WF6750061

Other Registry Number

  • 8016-00-0

System Generated Number

  • 0008023889

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 867, 1974.
rat LD50 oral 3400mg/kg (3400mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 867, 1974.