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Substance Name: Origanum oil
RN: 8007-11-2
UNII: 39736Z7Q8W


  • Origanum vulgare oil also known as wild marjoram oil.
  • TSCA Definition 2022: Extractives and their physically modified derivatives. Thymus capitatus, Labiatae.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Natural Product
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Origanum oil


  • Coridothymus capitatus oil
  • FEMA No. 2827
  • FEMA No. 2828
  • Oil of origanum
  • Oils, origanum
  • Oregano (Lippia spp.)
  • Oregano oleoresin/extract (Lippia spp.)
  • Origanum oil (extractive) (Thymus capitatus L. Hoffmanns & Link)
  • Origanum oil, spanish
  • Thymus capitatus oil
  • UNII-39736Z7Q8W

Systematic Names

  • Oils, origanum
  • Origanum oil

Superlist Name

  • Origanum oil

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8007-11-2


  • 39736Z7Q8W

System Generated Number

  • 0008007112


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin 320mg/kg (320mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 945, 1974.
rat LD50 oral 1850mg/kg (1850mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 945, 1974.