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  • April 19, 2022
  • WTO

Cosmetics Regulation - Draft amendment of Annexes to Regulation (EC) No1223/2009

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The  measures  proposed  by  the  draft  Commission  Regulation are part of the on-going and regular adaptations of the Annexes to Regulation (EC) No1223/2009 (Cosmetics Regulation). Based on the latest scientific opinions by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) the proposed measures aim at:

-establishing restrictions  in  Annex  III  for  the  substance  'Butylated  Hydroxytoluene (BHT)', used as antioxidant in cosmetic products;

 -establishing restriction in Annex III for the substance 'Acid Yellow 3', used as hair dye;

- amending the existing labelling requirements in Annex III for the substance 'Resorcinol', used as hair dye;-authorizing  by  listing  in  Annex  VI  the  substance  'Bis-(Diethylaminohydroxybenzoyl Benzoyl) Piperazine (HAA299)' for use as a UV filter in cosmetic products; and

- further restricting the use of the UV filter 'Homosalate' in cosmetic products by amending the existing restrictions in Annex VI.


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