Australian Approved Name (AAN): Basil oil european
Common name/s and synonyms: Ocimum basilicum herb top fl. or whole plant oil
Mandatory component/s: Methyl chavicol is a mandatory component of Basil oil European.
Warnings and restrictions: Permitted without restriction in preparations containing 5% or less of methyl chavicol. When the concentration of Methyl chavicol in the medicine is more than 5%, the nominal capacity of the container must be no more than 25mL. When the concentration of Methyl chavicol in the medicine is more than 5% and the nominal capacity of the container is 25mL or less, a restricted flow insert must fitted on the container and the following warning statement on the medicine label:
CHILD ‘Keep out of reach of children (or word to that effect)’
Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient. Homeopathic
TGA reference: Food Chemicals Codex__issued by the American National Academy of Sciences (modified)