Recent SCCS publications on Cosmetics
Some recent publications of Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS).
Regulatory updates to Cosmetic Products Regulation
In May, the European Commission published several regulatory amendments and a decision about Cosmetics regulation.
Reminder: upcoming dates for some substances
Cosmetic products containing Sodium 2-biphenylate, Potassium 2-biphenylate or 2-aminoethan-1-ol; 2-phenylphenol, which do not comply with Regulation (EU) 2018/1847, shall not be placed on the Union market from 17 June 2019 and they shall not be made available on the Union market from 17 September 2019.
The non-compliance of tooth whitening products
On 2nd May 2019, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Health Care (EDQM) published the report about the quality of tooth whiteners and whitening strips assessed in a Market Surveillance study.
Two approved non-animal tests for cosmetic ingredients
Nowadays, animal testing on cosmetic ingredients are mandatory in China.
Product Recalls / Alerts
RAPEX (European Commission Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products – Alerts reported by EU national authorities).
From on 21st April to 20th May 2019, CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) has published some recalls.