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May 2024 Updates to Canada's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist

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The Government of Canada has updated the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist, adding new substances to the prohibited and restricted lists due to health concerns identified under the Chemicals Management Plan. Notable amendments include clarifications and expanded restrictions on certain substances, increased permissible concentrations for alpha-hydroxy acids in consumer products, and updated safety warnings and usage directions to mitigate risks such as carcinogenicity and chronic inhalation exposure. These changes aim to enhance consumer safety and ensure better regulatory compliance for cosmetic products in Canada.

These changes are part of the Government of Canada's ongoing efforts under the Chemicals Management Plan to ensure consumer safety and environmental protection.



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