for an industrial chemical, means the International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients name for the industrial chemical.
Using INCI names for exempted and reported introductions
Note: the below information does not apply to introductions where the criteria to be categorised as reported - 10 kg or less, at step 3 of the categorisation process are met.
If you wish to use an International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI) name as the 'proper name' for an industrial chemical, you must meet all 4 criteria below for the chemical and its name:
1. The chemical does not have a CAS or IUPAC name.
2. The chemical is a plant extract – for example, extract of flowers, seeds or leaves of trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses, ferns and mosses.
3. The name for the plant extract is an INCI name based on a proper botanical name.
✔ Helianthus Annuus Leaf/Stem Extract
❌ Sunflower extract
4. The plant extract cannot be chemically modified. For example, the chemical cannot be hydrolysed, acetylated or hydrogenated.
❌ We would not accept 'Hydrogenated sweet almond oil'.