On 14-15 September 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on cosmetic ingredients in cosmetic products was held. The points of the previous meeting were agreed upon and published. Below is a summary of the points discussed in this WG meeting.
On 22 September 2023, the SCCS published the final scientific advice on the safety of children’s exposure to Methyl Salicylate (methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate, CAS/EC No. 119-36-8/204-317-7) as used in cosmetic products. The SCCS adopted this document by written procedure on 14 September 2023.
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare, Council of Europe published the 2nd edition of the “Safe Cosmetics for Young Children” Guide (2023). It provides manufacturers and safety assessors with the most recent, science-based guidelines for the safety evaluation of cosmetic products intended for children under the Read more…
On 17-18 July 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on cosmetic ingredients in cosmetic products was held.
On 26 July 2023, the Official Journal of the European Union published Regulation (EU) 2023/1545, amending Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 as regards labelling of fragrance allergens in cosmetic products.
On 4 July 2023, the SCCS published the preliminary opinion on Water-soluble Zinc salts in oral cosmetic products. The deadline for comments was set for 8 September 2023.
On 20-21 June 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on cosmetic ingredients in cosmetic products was held.
On 22 June 2023, the European Commission notified the WTO of a draft amendment to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, known as REACH Regulation. The publication is amending Annex XVII as regards Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5), as well as Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6). To this end, the use of these substances in leave-on and Read more…