Substance Regulatory Obligations


Quaternary ammonium compounds, benzyl-C12-18-alkyldimethyl, salts with 1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one 1,1-dioxide (1:1)

EC number: 273-545-7

CAS number: 68989-01-5

Last updated: 22/02/2021
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex III - Restricted Substances

This list contains substances whose use in cosmetic products in the European Union is banned, except under certain conditions as indicated in Annex III. The list specifies the field of application or use, maximum allowable concentration limits in finished products, and any additional limitations.

Ref No. Substance Identification Restrictions Warning Label Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Product type, body parts Function(s) Maximum Threshold Minimum Threshold Restriction(s) Qualifier(s) Expressed As
Benzalkonium saccharinate
Rinse-off hair (head) products
3 %
In the final products the concentrations of benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate with an alkyl chain of C14, or less must not exceed 0.1% (as benzalkonium chloride)
For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product
As benzalkonium chloride
Avoid contact with eyes
For use as a preservative, see Annex V, No. 54

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.

Ref No. Substance Identification Conditions Warning Label Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Product type, body parts Function(s) Restriction(s) Maximum Threshold Qualifier(s) Expressed As
(C12-C18)Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium saccharinate
All cosmetic products
Maximum concentration value is given for 'Benzalkonium chloride, bromide and saccharinate'
0.1 %
As benzalkonium chloride
Avoid contact with eyes.
For use other than as a preservative, see Annex III, No. 65