Aroma Ingredient Usage Statistics

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benzyl salicylate

CAS Number: 118-58-1

The statistical data we collected from 161 public perfume formulas suggests that the mean dose for benzyl salicylate is 4.0%. The typical lower limit is 2.0%, and the usual higher limit is 6.5%. The highest amount of benzyl salicylate we encountered in any single formula is 47%, and the lowest was 0.18%.
Please note that according to the IFRA Standard Category 4, the level of benzyl salicylate should not exceed 7.3% of the final product. Assuming that you will be using your formula for an alcoholic perfume at a 10% dilution, this means you should only use benzyl salicylate at 73% or less of the formula.
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Restriction Limits In The Finished Product (IFRA Amendment 49):
Category 1
1.3 %
Category 2
0.39 %
Category 3
7.8 %
Category 4
7.3 %
Category 5A
1.9 %
Category 5B
1.9 %
Category 5C
1.9 %
Category 5D
1.9 %
Category 6
4.3 %
Category 7A
15 %
Category 7B
15 %
Category 8
0.77 %
Category 9
14 %
Category 10A
51 %
Category 10B
51 %
Category 11A
28 %
Category 11B
28 %
Category 12
No Restriction
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0.18%
2.0%
4.0%
6.5%
47%
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