This chemical is an essential oil from a flower native to in the Philippine Islands. It is most commonly used in fragrances, perfumes and cosmetics. An unusual reaction with this chemical is hyperpigmentation. This chemical may have cross-reaction with Benzyl Salicylate and Geranial.


It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.

Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
  Cananga oil

Possible Occupational Exposures:
    Veterinarians and other animal caretakers
    Hairdressers and Cosmetologists
    Laundering and Dry cleaning machine Operators
    Health and Biological Technicians

Ylang Ylang Oil
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Bath oils
Hair conditioners
Massage oils
Perfumes and Fragrances
Benxyl Salicylate

Possible cross-reactions may occur with other chemicals:

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This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.