Clean Scents

Clean Scents are free from carcinogens, reproductive toxins, and other potentially hazardous chemicals often found in fragrance. We purchase the clean scents from Candle Science. The Candle Science certified Clean Scents are tested  to create safer home fragrance products that you enjoy with confidence.

The chemicals listed below are ingredients often found in a fragrance that CandleScience Clean Scents™ will never contain. 

Phthalates, including but not limited to BBP, DEHP, DBP, and DEP

Phthalates are esters of Phthalic acid and are used to dissolve raw materials when making fragrance oils. They have been used for decades in a myriad of pharmaceuticals, household, and industrial products.

  • Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP)
  • Diethyl phthalate (DEP)
  • Diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP)
  • Diisononyl phthalate (DINP)
  • Dimethyl phthalate (DMP)

Animal Derivatives, including but not limited to:

  • Ambergris
  • Castoreum oil
  • Civet oil

  • 2,4-Dodecadien-1-ol
  • 2,4-Hexadien-1-ol
  • 3- and 4-(4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentyl)
  • cyclohex-3-ene-1-carbaldehyde (Lyral)
  • 3-Bromo-1,7,7-trimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptane-2-one
  • 3-Methyl-2(3)-nonenenitrile (Citgrenile)
  • 3,7-Dimethyl-2-octen-1-ol
  • 4-Methyl-7-ethoxycoumarin (Maraniol)
  • 4,6-Dimethyl-8-tert-butylcoumarin (Butolia)
  • 6-Isopropyl-2-decalol (Decatol)
  • 6-Methylcoumarin (Toncarine)
  • 7-Methoxycoumarin
  • 7-Methylcoumarin
  • Acetyl ethyl tetramethyl tetralin (AETT, Versalide)
  • Acetyl isovaleryl (5-Methyl-2,3-hexanedione)
  • Alantroot oil (Elecampane oil)
  • Allyl heptine carbonate
  • Allyl isothiocyanate
  • alpha-Methyl anisylidene acetone (1-(4-
  • Methoxyphenyl)-1-penten-3-one)
  • Amber dioxane (Karanal)
  • Ammonium nonadecafluorodecanoate
  • Ammonium pentadecafluorooctanoate
  • Ammonium perfluorononanoate
  • Ammonium perfluorooctane sulfonate;
  • Ammonium heptadecafluorooctanesulfonate
  • Amylcyclopentenone
  • Anisylidene acetone (4-(p-methoxyphenyl)-3-
  • butene-2-one)
  • Benzene
  • Benzyl cyanide
  • Benzylidene acetone (4-Phenyl-3-buten-2-one)
  • Birch wood pyrolysate (Crude)
  • Boldo oil
  • Bromostyrene
  • butane-2,3-dione (diacetyl)
  • Cade oil - Juniperus oxycedrus


    These ingredients are flagged for potential acute and reproductive hazards and are banned by the FDA. 

    • Cloflucarban
    • Fluorosalan
    • Hexachlorophene
    • Hexylresorcinol
    • Iodine complex (ammonium ether sulfate and
    • polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate)
    • Iodine complex (phosphate ester of alkylaryloxy
    • polyethylene glycol)
    • Methylbenzethonium chloride
    • Methylisothiazolinone
    • Methylchloroisothiazolinone
    • Nonylphenoxypoly (ethyleneoxy) ethanoliodine
    • Oxychlorosene sodium
    • Poloxamer-iodine complex
    • Secondary amyltricresols
    • Tribromsalan
    • Triclocarban
    • Triclosan
    • Undecoylium chloride iodine complex

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