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UK | Update to GB Mandatory Classification List and Implications for Cosmetic Ingredients under UKCR Article 15

On the 20th of October in 2023, the United Kingdom's governing authorities update the GB Mandatory Classification List (MCL). The  update includes the new/revised GB mandatory classifications and labelling (GB MCL) for the 98 substances. 

According to the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association Limited (CTPA), several of those substance may be used as cosmetic ingredients, triggering Article 15 of the UK Cosmetics Regulation (UKCR) regarding he prohibition of substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) substances in cosmetic products. 

Link to the Guidance on the regulations as they apply to cosmetic products being supplied in or into Great Britain



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