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Substance Regulatory Obligations

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Plant oils / Spear mint oil

EC number: 616-927-4

CAS number: 8008-79-5

Last updated: 18/12/2023
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
362
Spearmint oil
Mentha spicata oil
616-927-4
8008-79-5
All cosmetic products
The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 19(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds: 0.001% in leave-on products and 0.01 % in rinse-off products
Cosmetic products containing that substance that do not comply with the restrictions may be placed on the Union market until 31 July 2026 and made available on the Union market until 31 July 2028
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Pesticide Residues Regulation

Annexes II, III, IV, VII - Defined & Temporary Maximum Residue Levels

This list contains the maximum residue level (MRLs) entries as listed in the following annexes of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC: (1) Annex II: Maximum Residue Levels; (2) Annex III: Temporary MRLs; (3) Annex IV: Active Substances for Which No MRLs Are Required; and (4) Annex VII: Active Substance/Product Combinations.

Name CAS Annex No. Product Name Category CodeNumber Category Group/SubGroup CodeNumber Group/SubGroup MRL  
Spearmint oil
8008-79-5
Annex IV
All Products
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PPPR - Plant Protection Products Regulation

Annex of Approved Active Substances for Plant Protection Products

This list contains the active substances approved under Regulation 1107/2009/EC, as listed in Regulation 540/2011/EU. The list is separated into five parts: Part A (deemed to have been approved under 1107/2009/EC); Part B (approved under 1107/2009/EC); Part C (basic substances); Part D (low-risk active substances); and Part E (candidates for substitution). Entries include common & IUPAC names, identifiers (e.g., CAS, CIPAC), purity information, and approval and approval expiration dates.

Name CAS Ref No. CIPAC No. Purity Qualifier Expressed As Date of approval Expiration of approval Part Use Notes  
Spear mint oil
8008-79-5
243
908
550 g/kg
As (R)-Carvone
1 September 2009
31 January 2026
A Active substances deemed to have been approved under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009
Only uses as plant growth regulator for postharvest treatment of potatoes may be authorised
1 Please refer to the original source document (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32011R0540) and subsequent amendments for applicable additional specific provisions.
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Statistics on Pesticides Regulation

Statistics on Pesticides Regulation - Annex III Harmonised C&L

This list contains Annex III of Regulation 1185/2009/EC. It provides the substances with harmonised classifications to be covered to produce European statistics on the sales and use of pesticides.

Name CAS Chemical Class Group Category Code CIPAC Note(s)
Plant oils/Spearmint oil
8008-79-5
VEGETAL OILS
Other plant protection products
Vegetal oils
ZR02_01_04
908