cosmetics-preservatives

EU. Cosmetics Regulation Annex V, Allowed Preservatives

This list contains substances designated as preservatives which cosmetic products marketed in the EU may contain. The list contains maximum concentration limits and other restrictions. It also contains special labeling requirements, which outline conditions of use and warnings.

Formic acid

EC / List no: 200-579-1 CAS no: 64-18-6
Ref No.
14
Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Function(s)
Preservative
Restriction(s)
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Formic acid and its sodium salt'
Maximum Threshold
0.5 %
Expressed As
As acid

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