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farnesol

CAS Number: 4602-84-0

The statistical data we collected from 16 public perfume formulas suggests that the mean dose for farnesol is 1.5%. The typical lower limit is 0.82%, and the usual higher limit is 2.8%. The highest amount of farnesol we encountered in any single formula is 6.0%, and the lowest was 0.15%.
Please note that according to the IFRA Standard Category 4, the level of farnesol should not exceed 1.2% 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 farnesol at 12% or less of the formula.
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Restriction Limits In The Finished Product (IFRA Amendment 49):
 
Category 1
0.21 %
Category 2
0.062 %
Category 3
1.2 %
Category 4
1.2 %
Category 5A
0.29 %
Category 5B
0.29 %
Category 5C
0.29 %
Category 5D
0.29 %
Category 6
0.68 %
Category 7A
2.4 %
Category 7B
2.4 %
Category 8
0.12 %
Category 11A
4.5 %
Category 11B
4.5 %
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0.15%
0.82%
1.5%
2.8%
6.0%
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