Costus oil

natural, FG

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Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

biological source

Saussurea lappa Clarke



reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.510


France origin

refractive index

n20/D 1.5180 (lit.)


1.002 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)


see Safety & Documentation for available documents


animal; woody

food allergen

no known allergens

Related Categories


100 g in glass bottle
25 g in aluminum bottle

Other Notes

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

I Takanami et al.
Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy, 11(1), 81-86 (1984-01-01)
Costus root oil is a new primary sensitizer to examine the delayed, cell-mediated immune system. The peripheral blood lymphocyte count has been measured in 68 cases of carcinoma of the stomach and colon. The count has been correlated with the...
I Takanami et al.
Gan no rinsho. Japan journal of cancer clinics, 31(11), 1362-1366 (1985-09-01)
Costus root oil is a new primary sensitizer for examining the delayed, cell-mediated immune system. Ninety-nine patients with lung cancer were tested for skin reactions to costus root oil. The incidence of positive reactions to costus root oil decreased with...
Methyl ester of para-coumaric acid: antifungal principle of the rhizome of Costus speciosus.
B M Bandara et al.
Planta medica, 54(5), 477-478 (1988-10-01)
S Schauder
American journal of contact dermatitis : official journal of the American Contact Dermatitis Society, 9(3), 182-187 (1998-09-24)
Although photosensitivity after photoallergy to topical phenothiazine antihistamines is well known, there have been no previous reports of dioxopromethazine inducing this phenomenon. A housewife used 0.5% dioxopromethazine in Prothanon gel for palpebral pruritus and developed severe dermatitis of the lower...
Occupational erythema-multiforme-like dermatitis from sensitization to costus resinoid, followed by flare-up and systemic contact dermatitis from beta-cyclocostunolide in a chemistry student.
C J Le Coz et al.
Contact dermatitis, 44(5), 310-311 (2001-05-31)

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