INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - METHYL UNDECYLENATE

SUMMARY:  SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A useful deodorizing and perfuming agent, used in top products across the world and declared safe by top regulatory bodies.

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WHAT IS METHYL UNDECYLENATE:  It works as a fragrance inducing agent and can be used as an intermediate in the synthesis of aromatic chemicals. It is the synthesis of many flavours and fragrances such as banana, honey, citrus, and rose. In the beauty and personal care industry it is used in the formulations of deodorants, perfumes, haircare and skincare products.

REVIEW OF METHYL UNDECYLENATE

Name of Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

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Methyl Undecylenate is one of the most researched and reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like FDA (Food and Drug Administration ensures the safety, efficacy and security of humans by making sure that cosmetics are safe to use) and EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products. 

BENEFITS OF METHYL UNDECYLENATE: Methyl Undecylenate has the various following benefits:

  • Acts as a deodorizing agent: It is used as a deodorizing agent because of the antimicrobial action that prevents the growth of bacteria and prevents it from destroying the product.
  • Acts as a perfuming agent: It is used as a perfuming agent in perfumes and raw materials that are aromatic and imparts fragrance to the products. This makes the product more appealing to use
  • Works as masking agent: It reduces the odour of the product who’s formulation it is used in.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

 ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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