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Water (Aqua)

Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:23 pm

I notice that on some products, namely beauty care products, the ingredients usually contain water, but is is listed as, 'water (aqua)'. This is on many but not all beauty products I see. Is there a reason why the word 'aqua' is included in parenthesis? Is it just to sound fancy french, or is there some other reason?
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Re: Water (Aqua)

Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:50 pm

It's mandated by law; There's a naming convention for cosmetics to avoid ambiguity and confusion which is vital for allergy sufferers.

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