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Lauraldehyde is an organic compound naturally present in the essential oils of many plants, including citrus fruits, ginger and coriander. Lauraldehyde typically appears as a colourless liquid with a clove-like odour, and is used as a component of many fragrances and food flavourings.
Other names: Dodecanal, Dodecyl aldehyde
EWG score: The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.