EU cosmetics Regulation

May regulatory roundup

EU New Safety Measures for Titanium Dioxide in Cosmetics According to the European Cosmetics Regulation, Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) is approved as a colorant and UV filter. However, the SCCS re-assessed its safety after classifying it as a Carcinogen Category 2 by inhalation. Key Updates: EU Implements New Restrictions on D4, D5, and D6 in Cosmetics […]

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April regulatory roundup

Managing the ever-changing global regulations can be daunting, but you can rely on us to simplify it. Our team closely monitors updates from all over the world to keep you well-informed and compliant. This month’s update will cover significant changes, including the latest amendments and bans impacting crucial cosmetic ingredients. EU NEWS EU Regulation 2024/996

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February regulatory roundup

EU regulatory news Urgent Update on Benzotriazole: Regulatory Action Proposed Germany’s evaluation of Benzotriazole under the CoRAP has revealed severe environmental hazards, including its status as an endocrine disruptor and its persistence and mobility. These findings have led to recommendations for: This evaluation highlights the necessity for swift regulatory measures to address the environmental impact

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December regulatory roundup

EU regulatory news ECHA’s Draft CoRAP 2024-2026 Includes 28 Substances for Evaluation, Focusing on Consumer Safety The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has revealed its draft for the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) for 2024-2026, listing 28 substances for evaluation. This plan includes 11 new substances and assesses cosmetic ingredients for potential health risks. Critical evaluations

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Methylparaben in Cosmetics: SCCS Verifies Safety for Consumer Confidence

Methylparaben, a widely used preservative in the cosmetic industry, has been thoroughly evaluated by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) with a focus on its safety and potential endocrine activity. Methylparaben, chemically identified as CAS No. 99-76-3 and EC No. 202-785-7, is expected in various cosmetic products, making its safety assessment crucial for consumer

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November regulatory roundup

EU regulatory news SCCS Final Opinion: Butylparaben Deemed Safe as Cosmetic Preservative at Low Concentrations: The SCCS’s “SCCS/1651/23 Final Opinion” states that Butylparaben is safe for adults in cosmetics at up to 0.14% concentration but suggests more data is needed for children’s safety. The evaluation focuses solely on consumer safety, not environmental factors. SCCS’s Final

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