Fragrances are a common cause of contact allergy. When perfumed products are used, it is important that the perfumes are produced in a safe way.

Criterion ID

10585:1

Criterion level

Core

Criterion type

Technical specification

Criterion text

Any perfumes1 shall be produced in accordance with the International Fragarance Associations (IFRA2 )standards or equivalent.

  • The following compounds shall not be added to the product:

Nitromusk compounds and polycyclic musk compounds

Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyklohexene Carboxaldehyde, HICC (CASnr 31906-04-4, 51414-25-6)

Atranol (CASnr 526-37-4)

Chloroatranol (CASnr 57074-21-2)

  • The following compounds may be added to the product with a maximum of 0,01 weight%:

Fragrances classified as sensitizing with H317

Fragrances that shall be declared according to Regulation (EC) No 648/2004 on detergents

1Perfumes refer to substances /mixtures of substances that have been added to improve the product's fragrance properties.

2IFRA, the International Fragrance Association is the official body of the perfume industry, for more information, see www.ifraorg.org/