Amyl cinnamyl alcohol

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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2-Amyl-3-phenyl-2-propan-1-ol; 2-benzylidene-1-heptanold; Amyl cinnamic alcohol; INCI label: Amylcinamyl alcohol

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Amyl cinnamon alcohol is a naturally occurring fragrance. According to the EU Cosmetics Regulation it has to be declared on cosmetics. Due to its allergenic potency the substance is listed in the epicutaneous test series"fragrances". The allergenic potency is rather weak compared to other fragrances.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020