Butylphenyl Methylpropional

A synthetic fragrance ingredient used to recreate the scent of lilies, this ingredient also features fresh, green, and powdery notes. Butylphenyl Methylpropional was recently labeled as Toxic to Reproduction in the EU and will be banned in 2022.
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Butylphenyl Methylpropional

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Butylphenyl methylpropional is a synthetic fragrance ingredient that is supplied as a thin, colorless liquid. Used to recreate the scent of lilies, this ingredient also features fresh-green and powdery notes.

Butylphenyl methylpropional is known by the trade names Lilial or Lysmeral, and studies have demonstrated that there is potential for contact dermatitis from this ingredient.

According to the EU, this ingredient cannot be listed as a fragrance, but rather by its INCI, due to its potential allergenic effects.