C9-11 Pareth is used as an emulsifying and surfactant agent in detergents.
The substance can irritate the eyes and skin. Irritation to eyes and skin is not an allergy or permanent condition. Substances that can irritate the eye and skin are allowed in products certified by Asthma-Allergy Denmark. We do, however, require that the total concentration of irritants is low, and we conduct an individual assessment of the product considering the use and the amount of the substance that the consumer will be exposed to.
The substance is allowed in products certified by Asthma-Allergy Denmark in restricted concentrations depending on the other ingredients, product type and use.
Information for the manufacturers:
We have requirements for the total amount of irritants in a certified product. The final assessment will always depend on an individual assessment of the product, but the following could be used as a guidance: