What is it? Hydroperoxides of Linalool are naturally occurring terpene in large amounts in various plants. It is found in hygiene products, fragrances, cosmetics, and household and industrial products. 

How can I avoid it? Skin contact with Hydroperoxides of Linalool is required for it to cause a rash. Discontinuation of exposure to products containing Hydroperoxides of Linalool should result in improvement and/or resolution of your dermatitis. By law, all products made in the US for topical use have the ingredients listed, whether on the product package or the box that contains it, so check the labeling of your skin care products for this ingredient. If there is no information, ask your pharmacist or call the company directly. At work, request a material safety data sheet (MSDS) to help identify potential sources of exposure. Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and occasionally direct communication with the manufacturer. 

Uses: • Perfumes / Colognes / Essential Oils • Skin Care Products / Cosmetics m Cleansers / washes m Cosmetics m Creams / Lotions m Hair care products m Hygiene products • Household Product m Waxes m Household cleaning agents m Detergents • Flea, fruit fly and cockroach insecticide • Mosquito-repellent products Other names for Hydroperoxides of Linalool • β-linalool • linalyl alcohol • linaloyl oxide • p-linalool • allo-ocimenol • 3,7-dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-ol Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: • Fragrance—lavender, rosewood, bergamot, jasmine, citrus.

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