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Perfume contains phthalate and/or CMR: Is it dangerous?

Phthalate in your candles

Phthalate or more precisely "Diethyl Phthalate" is sometimes present in our formulas. This type of phthalate is not classified as dangerous or risky by current regulations. Diethyl Phthalate is regularly used in the cosmetic world, it is present in lip gloss or eyeliner.

Diethyl phthalate is also found in certain fragrances (it allows a certain fluidity to be obtained in the liquid). Not to be confused with certain phthalates which are banned in France in the toy industry, for example toys "Made in China" often still contain them, so please understand...

Is a perfume without CMR less dangerous?

CMR means (Carcinogenic, Mutagenic and Reprotoxic Substances), the indication of a CMR presence in products is regulated and its display is compulsory according to the thresholds and its category. Our perfumes are concentrates, given the concentration the thresholds are sometimes reached. We start with a threshold of 0.1% to 3.3% for our formulas, which remains low.

As our fragrances are composed on a basis of natural substances, it is therefore quite common to find CMRs in their compositions. The fact is that CMRs often play a role in the olfactory rendering of fragrances and removing them completely would only diminish the quality of the fragrances and their rendering.
Also, when CMRs are listed on the SDS, take into account that this is the proportion on the raw product, i.e. the percentage of CMRs in relation to the total quantity of the perfume and only the perfume. Generally speaking, the dosage in a scented candle is 10% perfume, diluted in 90% wax, which further minimises the level of potentially hazardous substances in your finished product.

Be aware that some organic essential oils release a lot of CMR into the air when heated. Just remember that a natural product does not mean that it is safe!

A perfume containing CMRs is slightly more "dangerous" but does not pose a significant threat to your health.

Can we receive perfume samples?

We do not provide samples. The smallest packaging is 30ml.

Can candle fragrances be used in cosmetics, soaps or household products?

It is perfectly possible to perfume your cosmetics, soaps or homemade household products with all our scented oils for candles.

We invite you to consult the technical data sheets, in particular the cosmetic certificate which can be downloaded from each perfume product sheet, to find out the recommended dosages.

Is your perfume natural or synthetic?

Like the cosmetic perfumes of the major brands, our quality fragrances are developed from often noble, natural and/or synthetic raw materials. The job of the nose is a true art combining creativity and chemistry. You should know that our perfumers have an average of 4500 raw materials at their disposal and that the olfactory possibilities offered to them are almost unlimited...


Why are there labels and logos on your fragrances?

We sell professional perfume concentrates, which are produced exclusively in France and therefore comply with the CLP (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals and their mixtures) standards. These logos and mentions can be found on many products, even the labelling of your dishwasher soap. This is a legal obligation that we scrupulously respect.

See our safety and cosmetic data sheets at the bottom of the page.
If you have any questions, we are at your disposal

How do I keep my fragrance?

A perfume should be stored in a dark place and at room temperature (20°C).
Under these conditions you can keep your oil for a maximum of 24 months.
If the perfume crystallizes, it should simply be heated to 30°C maximum.

I often order a perfume, but this one seems to have a different shade now, why?

Our fragrances are made from natural raw materials

For example, jasmine oil can have a different hue depending on the geography of the harvest and the season. This is the difference between a natural perfume with synthetic processes and a 100% synthetic perfume...

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