On 18 September 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on Nanomaterials in cosmetic products was held. The points of the previous meeting were agreed and published. Below there is a summary of the list of points discussed in this WG meeting.
The draft agenda of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) 5th plenary meeting, on 6-7 June 2023, has just been published.
On 23 May 2023, the European Commission notified the WTO of a draft amendment to the Cosmetic Regulation. The publication is amending Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council as regards the use of certain nanomaterials.
The French Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has expressed concerns about the European Commission’s new definition of nanomaterial published in June 2022.
On 24 April 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on nanomaterials in cosmetic products was held.
Guidance on the implementation of the Commission Recommendation 2022/C 229/01 on the definition of nanomaterial
A new Recommendation on the definition of nanomaterial (2022/C 229/01) was adopted by the European Commission in 2022 to serve different policy, legislative, and research purposes when addressing nanomaterials or issues concerning products of nanotechnologies. It is broadly applicable across a wide variety of fields. The present guidance supports the implementation Read more…
Divergences in nanomaterials definition between the EU and France – Mandatory French notification scheme of nanomaterials
Article 2 of the Cosmetics Regulation defines a nanomaterial as “an insoluble or biopersistant and intentionally manufactured material with one or more external dimensions, or an internal structure, on the scale from 1 to 100 nm”. The revision of the definition of nanomaterial in light of the new recommendation of Read more…
Fullerenes, Hydroxylated Fullerenes and hydrated forms of Hydroxylated Fullerenes (nano): Preliminary SCCS opinion
On 24 April 2023, the SCCS published the preliminary opinion on Fullerenes, Hydroxylated Fullerenes, and hydrated forms of Hydroxylated Fullerenes (nano), with CAS/EC No. 99685-96-8/628-630-7, 11538-22-7/-, 182024-48 42-6/-. The deadline for comments was set for 12 June 2023.
On 27 February 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on nanomaterials in cosmetic products was held.
On 18 January 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on nanomaterials in cosmetic products was held.