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SCCS Meeting Summary on Cosmetic Ingredients: BHT, Acid Yellow 3, and CI 77266

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released an opinion on several cosmetic ingredients, including BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene), Acid Yellow 3, and CI 77266 (Carbon Black). BHT, a synthetic antioxidant, and Acid Yellow 3, a colorant, have raised safety concerns due to their potential toxicological effects. CI 77266, a form of carbon black used in cosmetics, has been evaluated for its safety in various applications. The SCCS assesses these substances' safety based on current scientific data to ensure consumer protection.

For more details, read the full document: Minutes of the SCCS Meeting of the Working Group on Cosmetic Ingredients.


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