Fragrance: Synthetic And Fragrant Plant Extract, Sensitizing, Fragrance

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FRAGRANCE

One or a blend of volatile and/or fragrant plant oils (or synthetically derived oils) that impart aroma and odor to products. These are often skin sensitizers because they are composed of hundreds of individual chemical components. Fragrance is a leading source of sensitivity to cosmetics.

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Skin Pharmacology and Physiology, 2008, issue 4, pages 191-202