CL003

Clove oil



FormulaMI NumberCAS NumberC.I.Number
6718


MI: Merck Index Number
CAS: Chemical Abstract Service Registry Number
C.I.: Chemical Index Number


Background

Clove oil is derived from the dried flower-buds of Syzygium aromaticum (Eugenia aromatica or caryophyllata). The principal allergens are eugenol and isoeugenol.




Synonyms

Clove oil
Caryophyllus


Uses

Baking and cookings
Confectionery
Perumes
Clove cigarettes
Lipsticks
Soaps
Flavor
Dental analgesic


Cross-Reactions

Balsam Peru
Eugenol
Isoeugenol


Unusual Reactions




References

1. Calnan, C.D., Oil of cloves, laurel, lavender, peppermint.. Contact Dermatitis Newsletter, 1970. 7: p. 148.
2. Warin, R.P. and R.J. Smith, Chronic urticaria Investigations with patch and challenge tests. Contact Dermatitis, 1982. 8(2): p. 117-21.
3. Rudzki, E. and Z. Grzywa, Dermatitis from propolis. Contact Dermatitis, 1983. 9(1): p. 40-5.
4. Niinimaki, A., Delayed-type allergy to spices. Contact Dermatitis, 1984. 11(1): p. 34-40.
5. van den Akker, T.W., et al., Contact allergy to spices. Contact Dermatitis, 1990. 22(5): p. 267-72.
6. Futrell, J.M. and R.L. Rietschel, Spice allergy evaluated by results of patch tests. Cutis, 1993. 52(5): p. 288-90.
7. Lovell, C.R., Plants and the Skin. 1993, London: Blackwell Scientific Publications.



This information originates from 


Trey Truett, MD

truettap@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu
.