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Labelling products

  1. Jan 1, 2004 #1
    I'm working on an question that asks us to label a bath bomb which we made, (including ester and packaging) as organic, natural, or chemical in nature. Which would apply? What are the requirments for a substance to be included in a category? Are things able to labled as be more than one? Any information on this matter would be wonderful, thanks! Phonix
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  3. Jan 1, 2004 #2
    Depends on what you are going to use it for. If it's just personal use I'd just label it with what ester and what scent. If you're wanting to sell it then there's probably all sorts of requirements about labelling.

    Either way I wouldn't recommend esters as any kind of perfume. They hydrolyze quite easily into the corresponding alcohol and carboxylic acid, the latter of which usually doesn't smell to good.
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