Benzyl Alcohol can cause contact allergies in fragrance-sensitive consumers, according to the European Union.
Benzyl Alcohol is subject to restrictions on use in fragrances under standards issued by the International Fragrance Association. Most restrictions are based on concentration or product-type where fragrance is found.
Benzyl Alcohol has been restricted in cosmetics use by the European Union.
It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
It has not been detected in human tissue or urine.