ASTM International - ASTM E640-06(2012)
Standard Test Method for Preservatives in Water-Containing Cosmetics
|Publication Date:||1 April 2012|
|ICS Code (Cosmetics. Toiletries):||71.100.70|
significance And Use:
This test method should be used to determine if a preservative or preservative system has application for the preservation of water-miscible cosmetic products.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the suitability of preservatives for use in cosmetic formulations. It sets minimal requirements for preservative performance in model formulations.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.