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.

Potassium sorbate

ecnumber: 246-376-1 casnumber: 24634-61-5
Ref No.
4
Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Function(s)
Preservative
Restriction(s)
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Hexa-2,4-dienoic acid and its salts'
Maximum Threshold
0.6 %
Expressed As
As acid