Question about EU

RenKBRenKB Member, PCF student
Is c12 -c15 alkyl benzoate banned in the EU? 


  • SibechSibech Member, Professional Chemist
    No, C12-C15 Alkyl Benzoate is not banned in cosmetic products in the EU.
    Dabbling Formulator — Qualified Cosmetic Safety Assessor — experienced in claim substantiation & EU regulatory affairs.
  • RenKBRenKB Member, PCF student
    Thank you!
  • Bill_TogeBill_Toge Member, Professional Chemist
    if you want to look up banned or restricted substances, the full lists are online:

    UK based formulation chemist. Strongest subjects: hair styling, hair bleaches, hair dyes (oxidative and non-oxidative) I know some stuff about: EU regulations, emulsions (O/W and W/O), toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoos, other toiletries
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