Ready-to-use calibrants for new IFRA allergen testing method

Ready-to-use calibrants for new IFRA allergen testing method

04 April 2019, 14:40 - 15:10

Technical Seminars Theatre 2
Language:
English

Last year, the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) published a new method for the testing of 57 potentially allergenic fragrances in response to calls to do so by the European Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety, which also proposed a amendment to the EC regulation No. 1223/2009.

This new analytical method uses gas chromatography and mass spectrometry, to detect and to quantify the 57 fragrance substances and their relevant isomers at a concentration higher than 0.002% (20 mg/kg) in ready-to-inject fragrance materials and oils.

Merck developed two ready-to-use certified reference material mixtures suitable for use as calibrants for the new IFRA method.

Contributors

  • Hanspeter Sprecher

    Speaker

    Senior Scientist

    Merck KGaA

    Hanspeter Sprecher started his career as lab technician at Sigma-Aldrich, Switzerland in Buchs (former Fluka Chemie GmbH). He earned his degree in...

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