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EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety Issues Final Opinion on Silver Zinc Zeolite in Cosmetic Products

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The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released its final opinion on the safety of Silver Zinc Zeolite (CAS No. 130328-20-0, EC No. 603-404-0) when used as a preservative in cosmetic products. The opinion, SCCS/1650/23, was adopted on 21 December 2023.

Conclusion of the Opinion:

  1. Safety in Specific Products: The SCCS considers that Silver Zinc Zeolite (CAS No. 130328-20-0) with a maximum silver content of 2.5% is safe in spray deodorant and powder foundation when used at the proposed concentration of 1%. This conclusion takes into account the classification of Silver Zinc Zeolite as Toxic for reproduction Cat. 2.

  2. Maximum Safe Concentration: The SCCS does not provide an alternative maximum concentration but addresses the safety of the substance in specific products.

  3. Scientific Concerns: The SCCS does not raise any further scientific concerns regarding the use of Silver Zinc Zeolite in cosmetic products.

Link to SCCS Opinion cientific on Silver Zinc Zeolite


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