SCCS - Minutes of the Working Group Meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 8 April 2020


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The minutes of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) WG on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products, held on the 8th of April 2020, includes:


New mandates

(*) Request for a scientific advice on the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics. The mandate has been adopted by written procedure and published.


Discussions on draft opinions

(*) A first draft on the request for a scientific advice on the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics has been discussed and tasks were distributed. 

(*) Letters to the Applicants requesting further information:were sent to all Applicants:

o Hydroxyapatite (nano) – submission II. Deadline of the applicant to reply to the SCCS is set for 30 April 2020

o Copper (nano) and Colloidal Copper (nano). Deadline of the applicant to reply to the SCCS is set for 31 May 2020 

o Gold/colloidal gold and surface modified gold. Deadline of the applicant to reply to the SCCS is set for 30 June 2020

o Three ZnO coatings. Deadline of the applicant to reply to the SCCS is set for 31 August 2020

Platinum/colloidal platinum. A letter to the Applicants requesting further information is under finalisation. 


Legislative points

(*) Updated catalogue of nanomaterialsused in cosmetic products on the EU market:


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