Facts about this ingredient
- Citral is suspected of causing skin or sense organ toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
- Citral can cause contact allergies in fragrance-sensitive consumers, according to the European Union.
- More than half of the toxicity tests required to assess chemical safety have not been conducted for this ingredient.
- Citral is subject to restrictions on use in fragrances under standards issued by the International Fragrance Association