EU Sustainable Chemicals Program Could Impact 60% Of Fragrance Ingredients – Givaudan
Certain rose, jasmine, cedarwood, freesia, lavender, apple, orange and musk fragrance ingredients could be eliminated purely on the basis of hazard if EU sustainable chemical principles are implemented as discussed across sectors and regulatory programs, according to Givaudan’s Greg Adamson, senior VP, global regulatory affairs and product safety for fragrance and beauty.
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