A fragrance often used in cosmetics
7-hydroxycitronellal (7-HC) is a fragrance which is often used in cosmetics and hygiene products.
7-HC has contact allergenic properties and thus has to be labeled on the product.
The metabolite of 7-HC, 7-hydroxycitronellylic acid is used for the human biomonitoring analyses.
7-hydroxycitronellyl acidMetabolite of 7-hydroxycitronellal
Student groups with an even number of female and male students at the age of 20 to 29.
4 university cities as sampling areas.
2000 - 2018
Biomonitoring data on young adults from the Environmental Specimen Bank suggest a decrease in the exposure to the fragrance chemical 7-hydroxycitronellal in Germany from 2000 to 2018
Pluym, Nikola; Petreanu, Wolf; Weber, Till; Scherer, Max; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 227 (2020), June 2020, 113508; online 12 March 2020, 2020