Ingredients

METHENAMINE

CAS number: 100-97-0
"Controversial / at risk" in all categories.
  • Other language: Méthénamine
  • INCI name: METHENAMINE
  • EINECS/ELINCS number: 202-905-8
  • Food additive: E239
  • Classification: Regulated, Formaldehyde liberator, Preservative
Restriction in Europe: V/30
The maximum concentration allowed in ready-to-use cosmetic preparations is 0.15%.
Its functions (INCI)
  • Preservative : Inhibits the development of microorganisms in cosmetic products.
  • Antimicrobial : Helps slow the growth of micro-organisms on the skin and counteracts the development of microbes

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