Karanal is a colorless liquid with a powerful and radiant woody amber odor, prepared by acetalization of 2,4-dimethyl-3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde with the corresponding diol. Karanal may be present in fragrance mixtures used in cosmetic products as perfuming agents.
Karanal has been added to the list of Substances of Very High Concern by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
The deadline for placing cosmetic products containing Karanal on the European Union market will be until August 27, 2023.
1. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) – List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Accessed https://echa.europa.eu/pt/candidate-list-table