Cosmetic Products Regulation Annex V amended

The following substance has been amended in Annex V of the Cosmetic Products Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 (CPR) as per Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1224 of 6 July 2017: Methylisothiazolinone [CAS# 2682-20-4] The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has concluded that, for rinse-off cosmetic products, a concentration up to 0.0015% (15 ppm) Methylisothiazolinone is considered safe for the consumer from the point of view of induction of contact allergy. As a result, Annex V (list of preservatives allowed in cosmetic products) to the CPR has been amended accordingly, replacing entry 57.

Chemtrac, 25 July 2017 ; ;