Agent Name

Summer savory oil

CAS Number

8016-68-0

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Oils, satureja hortensis; Oils, savory, summer; Oleoresin savory; Satureja hortensis oil; Savory oil; Savory oil (summer variety); Savory oil, summer; Savory summer (Satureja hortensis L.); Savory summer oil (satureja hortensis L.); Savory summer oleoresin (Satureja hortensis L.); Savory winter oil (Satureja montana L.); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Light yellow to dark brown liquid with a pungent odor of mint or thyme; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent (liqueurs, foods, candy, and condiments) and fragrance (perfumes, soaps, and lotions); [HSDB]

Comments

Causes severe irritation after applying to skin of guinea pig; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) as a food additive; [ToxPlanet: FDA]

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