SCCS | Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products | 9 July 2020


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The Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products include the following draft opinions:

Scientific advice on the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics, and its respective annexes, were discussed and new tasks were distributed.

(*) Opinion on Hydroxyapatite (nano) – submission II. Deadline for the Applicants to reply to the SCCS letter was 30 April 2020. New data are expected from the Applicants at later date as laboratories were closed due to COVID pandemic. Legal deadline to draft the scientific opinion is therefore prolonged. PAGE2

(*) Opinion on Copper (nano) and Colloidal Copper (nano). Deadline for the Applicants to reply to the SCCS letter was 31 May 2020. Secretariat sent new mail to Applicants to clarify the concentration.

(*) Opinion on Gold/colloidal gold and surface modified gold. Deadline for the Applicants to reply to the SCCS was 30 June 2020. New data are expected from the Applicants at later date as laboratories were closed due to COVID pandemic. Legal deadline to draft the scientific opinion is therefore prolonged. Secretariat sent new mail to Applicants to clarify the concentration.

(*) Opinion on three ZnO coatings. Deadline of the applicant to reply to the SCCS is set for 31 August 2020. One applicant withdrew their notifications.

(*) Opinion on Platinum/colloidal platinum. A letter to the Applicants requesting further information was sent. Deadline to reply was set to 15 October 2020.

Legislative points from GROW 

(*) Future mandates sent by DG GROW will contain also a third question, asking the SCCS to take into account concerns to human health and potential risks of the compound in question

Link to the ec.europa Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products

                   

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