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BENZYL ALCOHOL

Benzyl alcohol is found in nature in different plants, in particular it is the component of some essential oils such as jasmine, neroli, violet and ylang-ylang.
Since its extraction is very expensive, a synthetic equivalent is often used.
It is used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals as a component of fragrances, it is solvent and preservative.

Function

Preservative

Origin

VC - Vegetal obtained through chemical processes

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