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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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Sodium benzoate

EC number: 208-534-8

CAS number: 532-32-1

Last updated: 23/02/2021
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

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex V - Allowed Preservatives

This list contains substances designated as preservatives which cosmetic products marketed in the European Union may contain. The list contains maximum concentration limits and other restrictions. It also contains special labelling 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
1
Sodium Benzoate
208-534-8
532-32-1
Rinse-off products excluding oral products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
2.5 %
As acid
Details
1
Sodium Benzoate
208-534-8
532-32-1
Oral products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
1.7 %
As acid
Details
1
Sodium Benzoate
208-534-8
532-32-1
Leave-on products
Preservative
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzoic acid and its sodium salt'
0.5 %
As acid
Details
Food Contact Regenerated Cellulose Directive

Food Contact Regenerated Cellulose Directive - Authorised Substances

This list contains the substances and substance groups authorised by the EU in the manufacture of regenerated cellulose film intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. Representing Annex II of Directive 2007/42/EC, the list is divided into first and second parts, for uncoated and coated regenerated cellulose film, respectively. For some entries, the list includes functional classes, maximum and minimum limit values, and other restrictions.

CAS Restrictions Denominations Part 1 Part 2 Notes  
Restriction(s) Qualifier(s) Maximum Thres(T) Minimun Threshold SML SML(T) QM QM(T) QM(T)2 Expressed as (1) Expressed as (2) Expressed as (3) Expressed as (4) Expressed as (5) Application Name Function
532-32-1
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film
1 % w/w
2 mg/dm2
As the sum of all Additives other than Softeners
As the sum of Benzoic acid and Sodium benzoate
Uncoated regenerated cellulose film
Additives other than Softeners: First Class
Yes
3 The total quantity of the substances listed in Additives other than Softeners shall not be more than 1 % (w/w), calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film.
Details
532-32-1
In the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs
1 % w/w
2 mg/dm2
6 mg/dm2
As the sum of all Additives other than Softeners
As the sum of Benzoic acid and Sodium benzoate
As the sum of all Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating)
Coated regenerated cellulose film
Additives other than Softeners: First Class
Coating: Other additives not specific for coating other than Softeners - First class
Yes
3 The total quantity of the substances listed in Additives other than Softeners shall not be more than 1 % (w/w), calculated in relation to the quantity of anhydrous uncoated regenerated cellulose film.
10 The total quantity of Coating: Other additives (specific and not specific for coating) may not exceed 6 mg/dm2 in the uncoated regenerated cellulose film, inclusive of the coating on the side in contact with foodstuffs.
Details

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