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IFEAT Paper on adulteration released Article Date: 05 Feb 2013

In November 2012 Jerome Chopard presented "IMPROVED IDENTIFICATION METHODS FOR AUSTRALIAN TEA TREE OIL" to the IFEAT International Conference:

"Adulteration of essential oils is a common problem in the market place. However, our industry believes that the adulteration of tea tree oil is a matter of great concern because of the types of personal care products it is used in and the healing properties the consumer relies on when using these products. When untested, unresearched and un-controlled adulterated tea tree oil is being used in products which are then being applied topically or orally to cuts, burns or infections – there is a very real safety concern which is a matter of great interest."

You can download and read the presentation here:

application/pdf Download - IFEAT Proc Nov 2012, pp 273-82.pdf 623 kB

 

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