EU Cosmetic Ingredient Glossary

6th CMR Omnibus Draft Notified to WTO

The EU Commission notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) the draft legislation for the 6th CMR omnibus. This is to implement the 18th Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP) to the EU Classification Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation. The draft Regulation includes 30 new entries to Annex II. The most important and relevant entries are: […]

New bans, restrictions and SCCS opinions

5th CMR Omnibus Regulation Published

On 16 September 2022, 5TH CMR Omnibus regulation (Regulation 2022/1531 (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2022.240.01.0003.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A240%3ATOC) ) was published by the EU Commission. This regulation will apply from 17 December 2022, which relates to the making available of cosmetic product on the EU market. It will apply in the EU and Northern Ireland. It is currently unclear when the bans […]

EU Cosmetic Ingredient Glossary

Upcoming EU cosmetic ingredient bans and restrictions

  Upcoming bans: Ingredient Deadline for placing on the market Deadline for making available on the market Nano styrene/acrylates copolymer, sodium styrene/acrylates copolymer expected 2022-23 expected 2022-23 Nano copper, nano platinum, nano gold   expected 2022-23 expected 2022-23 Nano hydroxyapatite expected 2022-23 expected 2022-23 Prostaglandins expected 2022-23 expected 2022-23 Theophylline Azadirachta Indica Seed Oil Trimethylolpropane […]

Upcoming UK cosmetic ingredient bans and restrictions

Upcoming bans Ingredient Deadline for placing on the market Deadline for making available on the market Butylphenyl methylpropional (Fragrance ingredient BMHCA, ‘lilial’) October 15, 2022 December 15, 2022 Zinc pyrithione (Preservative and anti-dandruff ingredient) October 15, 2022 December 15, 2022 Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate (preservative) October 15, 2022 December 15, 2022 Methoxyethyl acrylate October 15, 2022 December 15, […]

EU Cosmetic Ingredient Glossary

EU cosmetics regulation annex VI updates

On July 8, 2022, the EU Commission published Regulation 2022/1176 amending Annex VI of the EU Cosmetics Regulation. This annex contains the list of UV filters permitted for use in cosmetic product. The amendments to the Annex VI are as below: Ingredient ·         Restrictions Deadline for placing on the market Deadline for making available on […]