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  • April 18, 2022
  • WTO

UK | The Toys and Cosmetic Products (Restriction of Chemical Substances) Regulations 2022

These measures will amend the Toys (Safety) Regulation 2011 as applicable in GB ("the Toys Regulations") and the Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 as applicable  in  GB  ("the  Cosmetics  Regulations")  as  they  apply  in  England,  Wales  and Scotland.  They  will  amend permitted  levels  of  certain  chemicals  in  both  the  Toys Regulations and the Cosmetics Regulations. They will amend the Toy Regulations, to reduce the permitted limits of aluminium, aniline and formaldehyde as well as including provisions on three allergens used in fragrances, under the list of prohibited allergens in toys. The Cosmetics Regulations to will be amended to permit the use of salicylic acid for uses other  than  as  a  preservative  only  in  specific  product  types,  prohibit  the  use  of deoxyarbutin and a set of chemicals classified as Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or Reprotoxic (CMR) under GB Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations


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