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The European Commission (EC) has requested a scientific Opinion on the safe use of butylphenyl methylpropional (p-BMHCA) in cosmetic products.

The substance 2-(4-tert-Butylbenzyl)propionaldehyde (BMHCA, Lysmeral) CAS No. 80–54-6 with INCI name Butylphenyl methylpropional is a fragrance ingredient used in many compounds for cosmetic products as well as in non-cosmetic products.

Opinions will be accepted until December 2017.



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