In this publication, the SCCS offers guidance to those applicants for a safety evaluation of cosmetic ingredients. It constitutes a perfect tool for those interested in what data must be provided and what the SCCS will take into account when writing opinions.Read more
Archives for April 2017
The European Commission has opened a public consultation in order to introduce changes and restrictions to the use of several ingredients, including an ingredient used as a preservative.
The Working Group on Methodology focuses on the possible methods that could be potentially used in order to improve the detection, toxicological evaluation and safety of cosmetic ingredients and products. Keeping up to date with their progress gives us an idea of the directions that alternative experimental methods are taking.Read more
An ingredient used as a skin conditioner has applied for recognition and safety evaluation for its use as a preservative. The resulting opinion will affect both uses of the ingredient and restrict the presence of the ingredient in cosmetic formulations.Read more
An ingredient has been reviewed to determine if it is safe for use in cosmetic products following it´s classification as a CMR substance.Read more
The meetings of the Working Group on Cosmetic Ingredients tell us what new developments we can expect in the vast realm of the use and safety of cosmetic ingredients. A perfect way to stay tuned on new ingredients been reviewed and updates on existing ones.Read more