Draft SCCS Opinion on Benzophenone-4

Draft SCCS Opinion on Benzophenone-4

On 15 December 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its draft opinion on the safety of UV filter benzophenone-4 in cosmetic products (available here).   The SCCS concluded that benzophenone-4 is safe when used as UV filter...
New SCCS Mandate for Benzophenone-4

New SCCS Mandate for Benzophenone-4

On 17 April 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) was mandated by the EU Commission to review the safety of benzophenone-4 in cosmetic products, in relation to its suspected endocrine disrupting properties. The terms of reference for this mandate...