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.

Methanol, (phenylmethoxy-)

EC / List no: 238-588-8 CAS no: 14548-60-8
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Conditions Product type, body parts
Rinse-off products
Maximum Threshold
0.15 %
All finished products containing substances in this Annex and which release formaldehyde must be labelled with the warning 'contains formaldehyde' where the concentration of formaldehyde in the finished product exceeds 0.05 %

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