cosmetics-preservatives

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.

Methylparaben

ecnumber: 202-785-7 casnumber: 99-76-3
Ref No.
12
Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Function(s)
Preservative
Restriction(s)
Maximum concentration value is given for '4-Hydroxybenzoic acid and its Methyl-and Ethyl-esters, and their salts'
Maximum Threshold
0.4 %
Qualifier(s)
For single ester
Expressed As
As acid