EU Publishes updates to Cosmetics Products Regulations by Nick Boley
April 26, 2013, 09:24
Filed under: Cosmetics, EU Regulation/Legislation | Tags: ,

A new Regulation from the European Commission has been published which amends Annexes II, III, V and VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009  on cosmetic products.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 344/2013 recognises the advances in science since the publication of the original annexes, and consequently lists all substances used in cosmetic products which may be injurious to human health, and indicates the maximum permitted levels for these and the labelling requirements for packaging of products containing them.

The annexes are comprehensive and list the CAS numbers of the substances wherever these are available and agreed. It is of high importance that laboratories have valid measurement methods for these substances at the levels required for enforcement purposes.


Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: