Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex V - Allowed Preservatives

EU. Allowed Preservatives: Annex V, Regulation 1223/2009/EC on Cosmetic Products, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2024/996, OJ L of 4 April 2024

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.

Sodium dehydroacetate

EC / List no: 224-580-1 CAS no: 4418-26-2
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Conditions Product type, body parts
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration value is given for '3-Acetyl-6-methylpyran-2,4 (3H)-dione and its salts'

Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays)

Maximum Threshold
0.6 %
Expressed As
As acid