Survey and health assessment of chemicals substances in pleasure gel

Survey of chemical substances in consumer products, 76, 2006

The survey is focussed on pleasure gels that promise an effect in excess of a glide effect, flavour and/or fragrance. There have been identified 26 pleasure gels, 1 glide lubricant and 10 erotic massage oils/massage creams. 22 products were analysed for the content of volatile, organic components and perfumes. Health and exposure assessment have been made for 7 substances in the products. The assessments showed that the content of phenoxyethanol in one product may cause health effects and 25% of the products contains substances which might cause allergies.

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