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Substance : Formaldehyde[1]; paraformaldehyde [2]

Substance Formaldehyde[1]; paraformaldehyde [2] 
CAS # 50-00-0 [1] / 30525-89-4 [2] 
EC # 200-001-8 [1] / 608-494-5 [2] 
Name of Common Ingredients Glossary FORMALDEHYDE / PARAFORMALDEHYDE 
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009
Regulated By 2007/17/EC
Other Directives/Regulations
Annex/Ref # V/5
Product Type, body parts a) Oral products
b) Other products 
Maximum concentration in ready for use preparation a) 0.1% (free formaldehyde)
b) 0.2% (free formaldehyde) 
Other Not to be used in aerosol dispensers (sprays) 
Wording of conditions of use and warnings  
SCCS opinions
Chemical/IUPAC Name Formaldehyde [1]; paraformaldehyde [2] 
Identified INGREDIENTS or substances e.g.
Note V (3) For use other than as a preservative, see Annex III, No. 13 
Current Version v.1
  Carcinogenic Mutagenic Reprotoxic
2 when C=>1%