Cosmetic Products Regulation Annexes II, III and IV amended

The following substances have been added to Annex II of the Cosmetic Products Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 (CPR) as per Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1410 of 2 August 2017:

  • 3-(4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentyl) cyclohex-3-ene-1-carbaldehyde [CAS# 51414-25-6]
  • 4-(4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentyl) cyclohex-3-ene-1-carbaldehyde [CAS# 31906-04-4]
  • Atranol [CAS# 526-37-4]
  • Chloroatranol [CAS# 57074-21-2]

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1410 also deletes the Annex III entries for the following substances:

  • 3-(4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentyl) cyclohex-3-ene-1-carbaldehyde [CAS# 51414-25-6]
  • 4-(4-Hydroxy-4-methylpentyl) cyclohex-3-ene-1-carbaldehyde [CAS# 31906-04-4]

Annex II (list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products) to the CPR has been amended accordingly, inserting entries 1380, 1381 and 1382. Entry 79 of Annex III (list of substances which cosmetic products must not contain except subject to the restrictions laid down) has been deleted.

The following substance has been amended in Annex IV of the Cosmetic Products Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 (CPR) as per Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1413 of 3 August 2017:

  • Zinc oxide [CAS# 1314-13-2]

Annex IV (list of colorants allowed in cosmetic products) to the CPR has been amended accordingly, replacing entry 144.

Chemtrac, 17 August 2017 ; https://www.chemtracglobal.com/news