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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2022/1181 of 8 July 2022 amending the preamble of Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products


Point 2 to the Preamble of Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 is replaced by the following:

‘2. All finished products containing substances which are listed in this Annex and which release formaldehyde shall be labelled with the warning “releases formaldehyde” where the total concentration of formaldehyde released in the finished product exceeds 0,001 % (10 ppm), irrespective of whether the finished product contains one or more substances releasing formaldehyde.

However, all finished products containing substances referred to in the first subparagraph which comply with Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 as applicable on 30 July 2022 may be placed on the Union market until 31 July 2024 and be made available on the Union market until 31 July 2026.’


Source: EurLex


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