EUROFINS MAYO 2019 / COSMÉTICA Y CUIDADO PERSONAL

Europe

 

HRIPT testing and the July 2019 deadline


Cosmetic products are regulated by 2 main pieces of legislation in Europe: Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products and Commission Regulation (EU) No 655/2013 laying down common criteria for the justification of claims used in relation to cosmetic products.

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Chemicals restriction in tattoo inks


On 20th March 2019, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published the Committee for Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC) conclusion about the hazardous chemicals restriction in tattoo inks and permanent make-up.

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Regulatory updates


Summary table with some recent European regulation proposals notified to World Trade Organization.

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France

 

No more phenoxyethanol in "non-rinsed" cosmetic products for children


On 20th April 2019, the French Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des Prouits de Santé (ANSM) published a decision about "non-rinsed" cosmetic products (excluding deodorants, styling products and make-up products)  containing phenoxyethanol as preservative.

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US

 

Reinstatement of Color Additive Listing for Lead Acetate


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reinstating the provision removed in October 2018 to amend the color additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of lead acetate in cosmetics intended for coloring hair on the scalp.

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New requirements for Antiseptic Rubs


On 12th April 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the Final Rule for Antiseptic Rubs; these products containing ineligible active ingredients, that are not Generally Recognized as Safe and Effective, will require approval under a new drug application (NDA) or abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) prior to marketing.

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US | Maine

 

Proposal to designate PFOS as Priority Chemical in children’s products
 

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has recently proposed a draft rule (“Chapter 890: designation of PFOS as priority chemical”).  

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China

 

New Testing Methods added to Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015)


On 22nd March 2019, the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of China released the Notice No. 2019-12.

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International

 

Regulatory updates


Summary table with some recent regulation proposals notified to World Trade Organization.

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Product Recalls/Alerts

 

Europe

RAPEX (European Commission Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products – Alerts reported by EU national authorities).

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US

From on 21st March to 20th April 2019, CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) has published some recalls.

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