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furfural

CAS Number: 98-01-1

The statistical data we collected from 15 public perfume formulas suggests that the mean dose for furfural is 0.50%. The typical lower limit is 0.20%, and the usual higher limit is 0.50%. The highest amount of furfural we encountered in any single formula is 10%, and the lowest was 0.0025%.
Please note that according to the IFRA Standard Category 4, the level of furfural should not exceed 0.0010% 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 furfural at 0.010% or less of the formula.
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Restriction Limits In The Finished Product (IFRA Amendment 49):
 
Category 1
0.0010 %
Category 2
0.0010 %
Category 3
0.0010 %
Category 4
0.0010 %
Category 5A
0.0010 %
Category 5B
0.0010 %
Category 5C
0.0010 %
Category 5D
0.0010 %
Category 6
0.0010 %
Category 7A
0.0010 %
Category 7B
0.0010 %
Category 8
0.0010 %
Category 9
0.0010 %
Category 10A
0.0010 %
Category 10B
0.0010 %
Category 11A
0.0010 %
Category 11B
0.0010 %
Category 12
0.050 %
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0.0025%
0.20%
0.50%
0.50%
10%
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