Fragrances

Fragrance or perfume are consist of perfume-608732mixture of  scented chemicals such as organic  Ester, Aldehyde, ketones, aromatic or aliphatic Terpenes , aromatic chemicals or complex alcohols, and volatile liquid binder .  Fragrance oils are added to cosmetics for sweets or happy feeling good sent.  Some times , Fragrance are also added to personal care product  to mask or cover up the odor of other unpleasant ingredient use in the formulation.

AAL  cosmetics department  are fully equipped , AAL test  fragrance  by determine Fingerprint pattern to assure  multiple fragrance ingredient match standard or control fragrance from the original finger print file  We check lots to lots consistency of the perfume chromatographic pattern to meet manufacture  Quality control specification. Such as Gas chromatography or Diode array 3D HPLC.

AAL  Cosmetics Department  also analyzed the  prohibited and restricted ingredient  content in fragrance / perfume using state of art chromatographic instrumentation.

The International Fragrance Association ( IFRA) published 47 Admendment lists of Prohibited Fragrance ingredient on December 2012 . This List are based on Dermal sensitization quantitative Risk Assessment for fragrance ingredient(QRA)

Partial fragrance ingredient are listed by IFRA Organization as prohibited listed belows

Substance nameCas #
Acety,ethyl tetramethyl tetralin88-29-9
Acety isovalery130706-86-0
Alantroot oil97676-35-2
Ally Heptine Carbonate73157-43-4
Ally isothiocynate57-06-7
Amycyclopentenone25564-22-1
Anisylidene acetone943-88-4
Benzene71-43-2
Benzyl cyanide140-29-4
Benzylidene acetone122-57-6
Boldo oil8022-81-9
Bromostyrene103-64-0
p-ter-butyphenol98-54-4
Carvone oxide33204-74-9
Chenopodium oil8006-99-3
Cinnamylidene acetone4173-44-
Musk Alpha63697-53-0
Musk KS62265-99-0
Dichloromethylcyclopropyl benzene3591-42-2
Diethyl Maleate141-05-9
Dihydroxy-methylbenzaldehyde6248-20-0
Dimethyl tert butyl coumarin17874-34-9
Diemthyl octen1-ol40607-48-5
Dimethyl Citraconate617-54-9
Ethyl acrylate140-88-5
Ethylene glycol monoethyl ether and acetate110-80-5
111-15-9
Trans-heptenal18829-55-5
Hexahydrocoumarin700-82-3
Trans-hexenal diethyl acetal67746-30-9
Trans-hexal dimethyl acetal18318-83-7
Hydroquinone monoethyl ether
( 4-ethoxy-phenol)
622-62-8
Hydrpquinone monomethyl ether
(4-methoxy-phenol)
150-76-5
Isophorone78-59-1
Decatol341131-99-2
Methoxy coumarin531-59-9
6-Methyl coumarin(Toncarine)92-48-8
7-methyl coumarin2445-83-2
4-methyl-7-ethoxycoumarin87-05-8
p-methylhydrocinnamic aldehyde5406-12-2
Methyl methacrylate80-62-6
Methyl nonenenitrile53153-66-5
Musk (Ambrette)83-66-9
Musk (Tibetene)81-14-1
Musk (Xylene)145-39-1
Pentylidene cyclohexanone25677-40-1
Peru balsam crude8007-00-9
Methyl benzyl ketone103-79-7
Quinoline91-22-5
Santolina oil84961-0
Toluene108-88-3
Verbena oil8024-12-2

IFRA Organization on 47th admendment published Restricted list of Fragrance applicable to different types of finished product. The percentage restriction is depend on the application body area.

“ The ECC 1223 /2009 and IFRA regulation are not the same compliance standard”

Example of the restriction of fragrance to the cosmetics products.

Substance nameLips product(1)Deodorant (2)Hydroalco.(3)
shaved skin
Handcream(5) 
Linlan alcohol0.00280.00360.00150.026
Alpinone0.030.040.240.45
Safranal0.0010.0010.0040.005
Phenyl butanal0.170.220.891.4
Amycinnamic alcohol0.10.10.50.8
Amylcinnamic aldehyde0.70.93.65.6
Jasmalone0.10.10.050.2
Propylidenephthalide0.010.010.010.01
Anisyl alcohol0.40.10.50.8
Benzldehyde0.020.020.090.14
Benzyl alcohol0.20.20.91.4
Benzyl salicylate0.50.72.74.2
Carvone0.080.10.40.6
Cinnamic alcohol0.090.10.40.4
Cinnamic aldehyde0.020.020.050.05
Carvone0.080.10.40.6
Citral0.040.050.20.3
citronellol0.81.14.47
estragole0.20.010.010.01
Eugenol0.20.20.50.5
Farnesol0.080.110.40.6
Fufural0.0010.0010.0010.001
Geraniol0.30.41.82.8
Grapefruit oil express4444
Hydroxycitronellal0.10.20.81
Isocyclo geraniol0.110.140.50.5
Isocyclocitral0.20.311.7
Jasmin sambac extract0.250.321.332.1
Melissa oil0.040.050.220.4
Methoxy cinnamaldehye0.030.040.150.24
Perilla Aldehyde0.020.030.10.1
Bourgeonal0.030.040.20.3
Rose Ketone0.0030.0040.020.02
Styrax oil0.040.050.230.36
Tree Moss Extract0.020.030.10.5
Lippa citrodera abs0.050.060.21.2
Ylang ylang extract0.050.060.270.4

EC.C. 1223/2009 updated version of ECC 76/768 of 2003 7th Amendment cosmetics Allergen list

The 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive of the European Union (EU) ecc 76/768 has added 26 new ingredients to the “Annex III List of Substances Which Cosmetic Products Must Not Contain Except Subject to Restrictions and Conditions Laid Down.” In 1999, a set of 26 fragrance allergens with a well-recognised potential to cause allergy had been identified, for which information should be provided to consumers about their presence in cosmetic products.

On this basis, the Cosmetics directive required that the presence any of these 26 substances be indicated in the list of ingredients when its concentration exceeds 0,001 % in leave-on products and 0,01 % in rinse-off products. These limits had been set in a pragmatic administrative decision in the absence of known thresholds for these allergens.

Such labelling allows consumer who are allergic to one or more of these 26 fragrance chemicals to avoid products containing them.

Substance Name
Amyl Alcohol
Benzyl benzoate
Citronellol
Farnesol
Linalool
Tert butybenzyl Propional-Aldehyde
Amyl cinnamal
Amylcinamyl alcohol
Anisyl alcohol
Benzyl alcohol
Benzyl cinnamate
Benzyl salicylate
Cinnamal
Cinnamyl alcohol
Citral
Comarin
D-limonene
Eugenol
Geraniol
Hexyl Cinnaldehyde
Hydroxycitronellal
Hydroxymethyl Pentylcyclohexe Caboxyaldehyde
Isoeugenol
Methyl Heptin Carbonate
Methyl Trimethylcyclohexen-ly Butanone
Oak Moss and Tree Moss Extract

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