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trivial name

[′triv·ē·əl ¦nām]
(organic chemistry)
A common name for a chemical compound derived from the names of the natural source of the compound at the time of its isolation and before anything is known about its molecular structure.
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13) This means that colorants must be expressed by their Color Index (CI) number, (ii) botanicals must be listed by their Latin genus and species nomenclature, (iii) the terms fragrance and flavor are listed as "parfum" and "aroma," respectively and (iv) trivial names must be listed in Latin, as shown in the table.
12) Regarding trivial names listed in the CG II Schedule or the table, one may use the Latinized EU trivial names as they appear in the first column.
EU Trivial Names and their English and French Equivalents The Canadian list of ingredients on cosmetic product labels may use "EU Trivial Names" with no need to include the "French Equivalent.