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"Eternity" Fragrance Analysis 
(An Excerpt from Environmental Health Network 
Petition Docket #99P-1340/CP1 to 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Have Eternity "Misbranded")

Lists Chemical Name, % of Fragrance Formula, CAS# (Chemical reference 
number), Known Effects
*Chemicals marked with asterisk were noted "the chemical, physical, and 
toxicological 
properties have not been thoroughly investigated" (Aldrich, Fisher). 
Data was not found for some chemicals.

•Ethanone,1-(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-octahydro-2,3,8,8-tetramethyl-2-naphthalenyl)- 
11.7%, CAS-54464-57-2, Little health or toxicology info--compound in 
common use in fragrances
•*Hydrocinnamaldehyde, p-tert-butyl-.alpha.-methyl-11.6%, CAS 80-54-6
Irritant
•*Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, phenylmethyl ester, 11.1%, CAS118-58-1, Irritant
•Phthalic acid, diethyl este, 10.5%, CAS 84-66-2, Irritant, CNS effects, may 
cause fetal effects
•*3-Buten-2-one, 4-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)- 5.2%, 
CAS 14901-07-6, Irritant, respiratory and skin sensitizer
•3-Cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde, 4-(4-hydroxy-4-methylpntyl)-4.8%,  
CAS 31906-04-4
•*3-Cyclohexene-1-methanol, .alph.,.alpha.,4-trimethyl-4.2%, CAS 98-55-5 
Irritant
•*1,3-Benzodioxole-5-carboxaldehyde4.0%, CAS 120-57-0, Irritant, CNS effects
•Cyclopenta(g) -2-benzopyran,1,3,4,6,7,8-hexadro-4,6,6,7,8-hexamethyl-3.52%, 
CAS 1222-05-5, (FCT)
•*Cyclopentaneacetic acid, 3-oxo-2-pentyl-, methyl ester, 3.25%, 
CAS 24851-98-7, Irritant
•*1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, acetate, 3.0%, CAS 115-95-7, Irritant
•*Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, (3Z)-3-hexenyl ester, 3.0% CAS 65405-77-8, 
Irritant
•*Phenol, 2-methoxy-4-(2-propenyl) -2.8%, CAS 97-53-0, Irritant, skin 
sensitizer
•1,6-Nonadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-2.4%, CAS10339-55-6
•*6-Octen-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-2.4%, CAS106-22-9, Severe Irritant
•*Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one, 2.0%, CAS106-02-5, Irritant
•*1,6-Octadien-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-1.9%, CAS 78-70-6, Irritant
•*3-Buten-2-one, 4-(2,6,6-trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-1.6%, CAS127-41-3, 
Irritant, skin and respiratory sensitizer
•Acetic acid, phenylmethyl ester,1.5%, CAS140-11-4, may cause CNS effects, 
irritant, may cause cancer based on animal studies
•*2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, acetate,1.0%, CAS105-87-3
•Octanol, 7-hydroxy-3,7-dimethyl-8107-75-5
•*2-Buten-1-ol, 2-ethyl-4-(2,2,3-trimethyl-3-cyclopenten-1-yl)-.7%, 
CAS 28219-61-6
•Benzeneethanol, 4.9%, CAS 60-12-8, Toxic, harmful by all routes, readily 
absorbed via skin, CNS effects
•1,3-Benzodioxole, 5-(diethoxymethyl)-.32%, CAS 40527-42-2
•1-Cyclohexene-1-butanol, 4-(diethoxymethyl)-.alpha.,.alpha.-dimethyl-.21%,
CAS 115217-10-2
•2-Buten-1-one, 1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-.17%, CAS 23726-92-3
•*Benzaldehyde, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-.15%, CAS121-33-5, Irritant
•*Phenol, 2-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)-.15%, CAS 97-54-1, Irritant
•Oxacycloheptadec-10-en-2-one,.13%, CAS 28645-51-4
•2-Octanol, 8,8-diethoxy-2,6-dimethyl-.12%, CAS 7779-94-4
•*2-Propen-1-ol, 3-phenyl-.08%, CAS104-54-1, Irritant
•6-Octen-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-, acetate, .08%, CAS 50373-60-9
•6-Octen-3-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-.07%, CAS18479-51-1
•7-Octen-4-one, 2,6-dimethyl-.07%, CAS1879-00-1
•Acetic acid, (cyclohexyloxy)-, 2-propenyl ester, .06%, CAS 68901-15-5
•*2,6-Octadien-1-ol, 3,7-dimethyl-.05%, CAS 106-25-2, Irritant
•*Phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-methyl-.05%, CAS128-37-0, Irritant, 
suspected carcinogen, may cause reproductive/fetal effects
•*Benzaldehyde, 4-methoxy-.04%, CAS123-11-5, Irritant
•Benzenemethanol, .04%, CAS100-51-6, Irritant, CNS effects, skin sensitizer, 
harmful by all routes of exposure
•*1,3,6-Octatriene, 3,7-dimethyl-.04%, CAS 29714-87-2
•*Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, ethyl ester, .02%, CAS 118-61-6, Irritant



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