On 6 November 2023, the SCCS published the final opinion on Water-soluble Zinc salts in oral cosmetic products. The SCCS adopted this Opinion during the plenary meeting on 26 October 2023.
On 6 November 2023, the SCCS published the final opinion on the fragrance ingredient “Benzyl Salicylate” included in the priority list of 28 potential Endocrine Disruptors (EDs). The SCCS adopted this document during the plenary meeting on 26 October 2023.
The REACH restriction on microplastics ‘Regulation (EU) 2023/2055’, will have a big impact on the cosmetics industry.
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.
On 14 August 2023, the UK’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) invited any interested parties, including academia, manufacturers of cosmetic products / raw materials, and consumer associations to submit any scientific information relevant to the safety assessment of the below-listed nanomaterials used in cosmetics.
On 17-18 July 2023, the SCCS meeting of the Working Group (WG) on cosmetic ingredients in cosmetic products was held.
Methyl-N-methylanthranilate, HAA299 and HAA299 (nano): New restrictions in the UK Cosmetics Regulation
On 6 July 2023, the United Kingdom (UK) published an amendment to the Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, as applicable in Great Britain (i.e., England, Wales, and Scotland). Permitted levels of Methyl-N-methylanthranilate, HAA299 and HAA299 (nano) in the Cosmetics Regulation are amended.
On 19 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 undecafluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), its salts and PFHxA-related substances. To this end, the use of undecafluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), its salts and Read more…