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Butylphenyl Methylpropional πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§



Restricted as per UK Cosmetics Regulation?




Other observations

CMR 1B Toxic for Reproduction

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
14/06/2022 15/10/2022 - 15/12/2022 2-(4-tert-butylbenzyl) propionaldehyde (also known as Lilial, Butylphenyl methylpropional (BMHCA), or Butylphenyl Methylpropional) is prohibited for use in cosmetic products: (1) As of October 15, 2022 in new products (2) As of December 15, 2022 in products already on the UK market The Toys and Cosmetic Products (Restriction of Chemical Substances) Regulations 2022 Gov UK
13/04/2022 15/10/2022 - 15/12/2022 Lilial will be banned in the UK according to the following deadlines: (1) As of October 15, 2022, cosmetic products containing Lilial cannot be placed on the UK market; (2) As of December 15, 2022, cosmetic products containing Lilial cannot be made available on the UK market. WTO Notification G/TBT/N/GBR/47 WTO Updates to the UK Toys & Cosmetics Regulations notified to WTO
14/02/2022 N/A As of March 1, 2022, Butylphenyl Methylpropional (Lilial) is classified as a CMR substance in the UK CLP Regulation. However, it has not been prohibited in cosmetics yet. A ban is expected in the future - as Article 15 of the UK Cosmetics Regulation foresees the prohibition of CMR substances in cosmetics. CTPA Statement on the Legal Status of Butylphenyl Methylpropional (BMHCA, trade name β€˜Lilial’) According to the UK Cosmetics Regulation CTPA