Europe – Europe’s microplastics phase-out: SEAC draft opinion on restrictions open for consultation

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published SEAC’s draft opinion on the Annex XV dossier proposing restrictions on intentionally-added microplastics and has opened it...

Europe – Coronavirus : gel hydroalcoolique et soleil ne font pas bon ménage

Mieux vaut se laver les mains avec du savon et de l'eau avant de s'exposer au soleil. Le gel hydroalcoolique, qui permet de se désinfecter...
Updated guidance for registering substances in nanoform

Europe – Increased number of non-compliant (hand) disinfectants on the market according to several...

The high demand for disinfectants to fight COVID-19 and the granting by Member States of health emergency permits have attracted new producers and suppliers...
Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program Report for February 2019

Europe – Industry poised to continue fight against ‘extremely disproportionate’ EU microplastics restriction

Cosmetics Europe and its member associations will continue their argument that the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) proposal to restrict microplastics on the EU market...

Europe – Non-animal testing: ECHA report shows ‘significant uptick’ of in vitro chemical tests

Non-animal tests on chemical substances continue to be widely used in the EU, with read-across studies most popular and in vitro methods gaining traction,...

Europe – Exportation de produits hydro-alcooliques en Europe : Cosmed fait le point

La filière cosmétique s’est fortement mobilisée face au COVID-19. Soumise à la baisse des ventes de produits cosmétiques du fait du confinement de la...

Europe – SCCS : Opinion on hair dye Indigofera tinctoria (C170) CAS 84775-63-3 –...

The SCCS concludes the following: (1) In light of the data provided, does the SCCS consider Indigofera tinctoria (C170) safe when used in non-oxidative conditions hair...

UK – Odore répond au Covid-19 et envisage le futur de la distribution des...

Conçus et développés en très peu de temps, les nouveaux dispositifs de distribution d’Odore sont conçus pour être déployés dans l’espace public au Royaume-Uni, afin de distribuer...
Practical guidance for procedures related to Brexit for medicinal products for human and veterinary use within the framework of the centralised procedure

Europe – SCCS : Opinion on Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT) (CAS No 13463-41-7) – Submission...

The SCCS concludes the following: 1. In view of the conditions laid out in Article 15(d) of the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and taking into account...
Practical guidance for procedures related to Brexit for medicinal products for human and veterinary use within the framework of the centralised procedure

Europe – SCCS : Opinion on the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products –...

In 2014, the SCCS was asked to review the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products. Aluminium containing ingredients were reported by cosmetic industry to be...

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