Aroma Ingredient Usage Statistics

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hexyl salicylate

CAS Number: 6259-76-3

The statistical data we collected from 58 public perfume formulas suggests that the mean dose for hexyl salicylate is 3.0%. The typical lower limit is 1.5%, and the usual higher limit is 7.5%. The highest amount of hexyl salicylate we encountered in any single formula is 21%, and the lowest was 0.035%.
Please note that according to the IFRA Standard Category 4, the level of hexyl salicylate should not exceed 6.5% 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 hexyl salicylate at 65% or less of the formula.
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Restriction Limits In The Finished Product (IFRA Amendment 49):
Category 1
0.092 %
Category 2
0.80 %
Category 3
0.25 %
Category 4
6.5 %
Category 5A
2.7 %
Category 5B
0.30 %
Category 5C
0.46 %
Category 5D
0.10 %
Category 6
0.0092 %
Category 7A
0.38 %
Category 7B
0.38 %
Category 8
0.10 %
Category 9
1.2 %
Category 10A
1.2 %
Category 10B
2.2 %
Category 11A
0.10 %
Category 11B
0.10 %
Category 12
64 %
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0.035%
1.5%
3.0%
7.5%
21%
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