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Chemical added to the Inventory following issue of assessment certificate (early listing) - 30 March 2023

The following industrial chemical has been added to the Australian Inventory of Industrial Chemicals under section 83 of the Industrial Chemicals Act 2019

Chemical added to the Inventory following the issue of an assessment certificate
CAS number 1631962-93-0
Chemical name Benzene, 1-(2-methylpropyl)-4-(propoxymethyl)-
Molecular formula C14H22O
Defined scope of assessment

 The chemical has been assessed:

  • as a fragrance component imported into Australia at up to 1 tonne per annum
  • imported as a component of liquid fragrance formulations at up to 10% concentration, for local reformulation into finished cosmetic and household products 
  • imported or formulated as a component of finished cosmetic and household products up to:
    • 0.03% concentration in non-spray deodorant
    • 0.1% concentration in leave-on cosmetic products
    • 0.2% concentration in fine fragrances
    • 0.4% concentration in hair care products
    • 0.6% concentration in rinse-off cosmetic and household products
    • 5% concentration in air care products
Listing date 13 March 2023
Published date
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