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butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

EC number: 202-318-7

CAS number: 94-26-8

Last updated: 11/03/2020
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

Cosmetic Products Regulation

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.

Ref No. Substance Identification Conditions Warning Label Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Product type, body parts Function(s) Restriction(s) Maximum Threshold Qualifier(s) Expressed As
12a
Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
202-318-7
94-26-8
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.14 %
For sum of the individual concentrations
As acid
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Maximum concentration is for the sum of the individual concentrations
Details
12a
Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
202-318-7
94-26-8
All cosmetic products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Butyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate and its salts, 4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
Not to be used in leave-on products designed for application on the nappy area of children under three years of age
0.8 %
For mixtures of substances mentioned in entry 12 and 12a, where the sum of the individual concentrations of butyl- and propylparaben and their salts does not exceed 0,14 %
As acid
For leave-on products designed for children under three years of age: ''Do not use on the nappy area''.
Maximum concentration is for mixtures of substances mentioned in entry 12 and 12a, where the sum of the individual concentrations of butyl- and propylparaben and their salts does not exceed 0.14%
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