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Rosemary Oil

General Information

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  • Chemical Class: Essential Oil
  • Uses: Used for crop protection; food handling areas; domestic gardens on a wide range of agricultural crops like vegetables, soft fruit, top fruit, nuts to control insect pests, including aphids, ants, beetles and mites.
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Least-toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Possible (213)
  • Birth/Developmental: Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Low (213)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Low (213)
  • Toxic to Bees: Low (213)

Additional Information