Europe – SCCS : Guidance for the testing of Cosmetic Ingredients and their safety evaluation -11th revision

The “Notes of Guidance for the Testing of Cosmetic Ingredients and Their Safety
Evaluation by the SCCS” is a document compiled by the members of the Scientific
Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS, replacing the former SCCP, SCCNFP and SCC).
The document contains relevant information on the different aspects of testing and
safety evaluation of cosmetic substances in Europe. The emphasis of this guidance is on
cosmetic ingredients, although some guidance is also indirectly given for the safety
assessment of finished products. It is designed to provide guidance to public authorities
and to the cosmetic industry in order to improve harmonised compliance with the
current cosmetic EU legislation…