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INCI Name
Resorcinol
English name
Resorcinol
CAS No.
108-46-3
CE No.
203-585-2

Origins

  • Synthetic

CosIng functions

  1. Antioxidant
  2. Denaturant
  3. Hair Dyeing
  4. Perfuming

Regulation

Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, Annex III/22

Product type
a) Hair dye substance in oxidative hair dye products
b) Products intended for colouring eyelashes
c) Hair lotions and shampoos

Maximum concentration in ready for use preparation (finished cosmetic product)
c) 0.5%

Other restrictions
a) and b): After mixing under oxidative conditions the maximum concentration applied to hair or eyelashes must not exceed 1.25%

Wording of conditions of use and warnings a) To be printed on the label:
The mixing ratio.

“Hair colorants can cause severe allergic reactions.
Read and follow instructions.
This product is not intended for use on persons under the age of 16.
Temporary “black henna” tattoos may increase your risk of allergy.
Do not colour your hair if:
• you have a rash on your face or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp,
• you have ever experienced any reaction after colouring your hair,
• you have experienced a reaction to a temporary “black henna” tattoo in the past.
Contains resorcinol.
Rinse hair well after application.
Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them. Do not use to dye eyelashes or eyebrows."

b) To be printed on the label:
The mixing ratio.

“For professional use only.
Contains resorcinol. This product can cause severe allergic reactions.
Read and follow instructions.
This product is not intended for use on persons under the age of 16.
Temporary “black henna” tattoos may increase the risk of allergy.
Eyelashes shall not be coloured if the consumer:
• has a rash on the face or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp,
• has experienced any reaction after colouring hair or eyelashes,
• has experienced a reaction to a temporary “black henna” tattoo in the past.
Rinse eyes immediately if product comes into contact with them."

c) Contains resorcinol.

CLP Regulation 1272/2008, Annex VI/604-010-00-1

Classification
• Acute Tox. 4 (*)
• Eye Irrit. 2
• Skin Irrit. 2
• Aquatic Acute 1

Pictogram, Signal Word Codes
• GHS07
• GHS09
• Wng: Warning

Hazard statement Codes
• H302: Harmful if swallowed
• H319: Causes serious eye irritation
• H315: Causes skin irritation
• H400: Très toxique pour les organismes aquatiques

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