Cosmetics – changes in the cosmetics ingredients
On November 10, the European Commission published a new regulation amending the annexes to the Cosmetics Regulation. The change concerns:
– limitation Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) to a maximum concentration of 0.001% in mouthwash, 0.1% toothpaste and 0.8% in other rinse-off and leave-on products
– limitation of Acid Yellow 3 to 0.5% in non-oxidative hair dye products
– limitation of Homosalate ingredient to 7.43% for face products
– Bis-(Diethylaminohydroxybenzoyl Benzoyl) Piperazine and its nano form – maximum concentration up to 10% and limitation in inhalation exposure
This regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following its publication – 01.12.2022.
COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2022/2195
of 10 November 2022
amending Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of Butylated Hydroxytoluene, Acid Yellow 3, Homosalate and HAA299 in cosmetic products and correcting that Regulation as regards the use of Resorcinol in cosmetic products.
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