Canwax Inc. certifies through its manufacturers that this
fragrance product is in compliance with the standards of the International
Fragrance Association, provided the fragrance is used in the application(s) at
the noted maximum concentration levels. The "Maximum Use Level for Skin
Exposure" is the amount of fragrance, flavour and essential oil that can
come in contact with the skin. It does
not mean that your base product can perform at these levels. It is imperative that you test each oil in
each application for evaluation of desired performance. Note that different oils perform differently
in similar bases. Please review the IFRA Compliance Certificate listed under
the MSDS Tab for more information.
International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI):FragranceCommon Name Ingredient Listing (FDA Approved):Fragrance
Ingredients are not available for fragrances as they are
considered “proprietary information” (secret formula). Some ingredients are
listed on the MSDS.
INCI: For your products, it is sufficient to indicate
“fragrance” on your labels.
Directions:To Determine The Amount of Fragrance Oil Used In A Product:The amount of fragrance that should be used in a formulation depends on three factors:1) The maximum amount of scent the product base will accept .2) The maximum IFRA skin safe level.3) The amount of fragrance that smells good in your product. You will look at these three maximum guidelines and use the LOWEST percentage.For example: Desired smell is 5%, making MP soap is 3%, and the IFRA max use is 15%. You should not use more than 3% in your product. This 3% is the lowest of all of those numbers.Maximum Product Base Guidelines:MP Soap: 3%CP, HP, CPOP Soap: 6%Lotions and Scrubs: 1 – 2%Bath Salts, Fizziest & Tub Soaks: 5-10%Candle Wax: 6-12% (see specific wax for exact levels)
(see MSDS & Documents tab)
Maximum usage in products is indicated on the IFRA
Compliance Certificate. Even though the IFRA shows “maximums” it is not a
Customers are cautioned to test products in small batches before purchasing larger quantities and before selling or distributing products to the public.
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