Consultation opens on EU Cosmetics Regulation revision, including nanomaterials definition


The European Commission has launched the stakeholder consultation process for the targeted revision of the Cosmetic Products Regulation. As for the REACH revision, this is part of the actions identified to bring chemicals legislation in line with the goals of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. Stakeholders are invited to provide input on a new approach to risk management (from specific to generic); the introduction of a “combined exposure” measure to assess the combined effect of chemicals from different sources; a review of the definition of nanomaterial in the Regulation; the improvement of labelling information; and the streamlining of the scientific assessments of products. The consultation closes on June 21.

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Nano News, 21-04-22