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Chemical Substance - Formaldehyde

NHPID Name:
Formaldehyde

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Category:
Approved Chemical Name
Structure:
Image of molecular structure representing Formaldehyde

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Additional Details

Detail:
The presence of this ingredient as restricted on the List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients (the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist) indicates that there are potential safety issues. This ingredient must be used in accordance with the restrictions set out on the Hotlist when included in natural health products, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted.



Roles

Medicinal

Rationale:
Classified as an NHP under Schedule 1, item 2 (an isolate) of the Natural Health Products Regulations
Reference:  NNHPD