Citrepel® 50 and Citrepel® 65 grades are covered by the “Euc Cit, hydrated cyclized” submission in the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR). Euc Cit h/c remains in the evaluation phase but is expected to reach final inclusion, possibly in 2025.

Biocidal Products Regulation

With regard to Citrepel® 75, Chemian Technology Limited has submitted a compliant notification in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1062/2014 to support the substance “Cymbopogon winterianus oil, fractionated, hydrated, cyclized” CAS 2304455-69-2, redefined from the ‘orphan’ substance “Mixture of cis- and trans-p-menthane-3,8 diol (Citriodiol)”; CAS number: 42822-86-6. The notification was accepted and deemed compliant by European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on 1 December 2017.

In January 2024 this dossier was validated by our eCA and “Cymbopogon Winterianus oil, fractionated, hydrated, cyclized” was added to the Article 95 list.

Status Updates

Watch this space.

International Registrations

Registrations are also under way in countries where required, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Thailand and others.

Please contact us for full information on our position regarding Biocidal Products Regulation and other registrations.


Citrepel® 75 meets the ecological and organic cosmetic standards outlined by ECOCERT. Click to access the certificates: Ecocert and Cosmos.