EU Cosmetic Regulation - Confirmed Update: Peanut Derivatives | Hydrolysed Wheat Proteins

On the 4th of December 2017, the European Commission published Regulation 2017/2228, updating Annex III of the EU Cosmetic Regulation to include entries for Peanut oil, extracts & derivatives and Hydrolyzed wheat protein. A summary of these new requirements, which are enforceable from 25th September 2018, is given below:

  • Peanut oil, extracts & derivatives: Maximum concentration of peanut proteins: 0.5 ppm
  • Hydrolysed Wheat Proteins: Maximum molecular weight average of the peptides in hydrolysates: 3.5 kDa

Please note that, in the case of both entries, there is a flat enforcement date covering both products placed on the market and those made available on the market.

For further information please contact your local Delphic HSE Office.

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Raymond Boughton
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Post uploaded 5th March 2018

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