Aroma Ingredient Usage Statistics

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bergamot oil

CAS Number: 8007-75-8

The statistical data we collected from 17 public perfume formulas suggests that the mean dose for bergamot oil is 3.4%. The typical lower limit is 2.8%, and the usual higher limit is 8.0%. The highest amount of bergamot oil we encountered in any single formula is 12%, and the lowest was 0.010%.
Please note that according to the IFRA Standard Category 4, the level of bergamot oil should not exceed 0.40% 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 bergamot oil at 4.0% or less of the formula.
Restriction Limits In The Finished Product (IFRA Amendment 49):
Category 1
0.40 %
Category 2
0.40 %
Category 3
0.40 %
Category 4
0.40 %
Category 5A
0.40 %
Category 5B
0.40 %
Category 5C
0.40 %
Category 5D
0.40 %
Category 6
0.40 %
Category 7A
No Restriction
Category 7B
0.40 %
Category 8
0.40 %
Category 9
No Restriction
Category 10A
No Restriction
Category 10B
0.40 %
Category 11A
No Restriction
Category 11B
0.40 %
Category 12
No Restriction
0.010%
2.8%
3.4%
8.0%
12%
Min
Max