Mandarin and tangerine oils

Learn about mandarin and tangerine oils.

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About mandarin and tangerine oils

Mandarin and tangerine oils are found in plants. They may be used as:

Safety of mandarin and tangerine oils

Under Canada's Chemicals Management Plan, we review and manage the potential risks that chemical substances can pose to Canadians and the environment. The first stage of the review process is a draft chemical risk assessment.

We have completed the draft assessment of mandarin and tangerine oils. We are proposing that they may cause developmental or reproductive effects from the following exposures:

We are also proposing that:

What we're doing

Our assessment is not yet final. We are continuing to evaluate the potential risk posed by mandarin and tangerine oils before we publish our final conclusion. This includes:

Currently, there are restrictions on mandarin and tangerine oils used:

If the proposed health effects are confirmed in the final assessment, we will consider:

What you can do

Consumers are reminded to:

If you are exposed to mandarin or tangerine oil at work, talk to your employer and occupational health and safety (OHS) official about:

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