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Coumarin

Our database includes 1143 products that contain Coumarin.

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What it is

Fragrance
EU Allergen

Explained

Coumarins are a group of substances found naturally in plants. There are over 1300 types of coumarins identified. It has a natural vanilla scent.

Coumarin is an identified EU known allergy, meaning it may cause an allergic reaction when applied to the skin.

In many countries, coumarin is banned as a food additive. However, it can be found in soaps, tobacco products, and some alcohol drinks.

Plants use coumarins as a chemical defense. Some plants that have coumarins include lavender, tonka beans, and yellow clovers.

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Coumarin is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 2.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Perfuming

Community Stats

23 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Redness • Sensitivity • Dryness • Dullness

Where it's used

Coumarin is most often found as ingredient number 23 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Coumarin the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 33057
  • INCI Name: COUMARIN
  • EC #:  202-086-7
  • All Functions: Perfuming
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.