EU scientific committee publishes seven opinions on cosmetic ingredients

The European Commission Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has published preliminary opinions on seven substances. These are: furfural 2,6-diaminopyridine 2-amino-5-ethylphenol HCl basic brown 17 acid red 92 disperse blue 377 HC blue n° 15 These opinions have been developed by the SCCS on the basis of a specific dossier submitted by an applicant, including industry and member state authorities, in order to satisfy specific regulatory requirements. They are now open for public comment with the deadline of 7 May 2012. Further information is available at: SCCS Opinions

Chemical Watch, 4 April 2012 ;http://chemicalwatch.com/news ;