ECHA consults on toxicity and health effects of 30 additional substances to avoid animal testing

Draft SCCS Opinion on Sodium bromothymol blue (C186)

On 28 October 2022, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its draft opinion on the use of sodium bromothymol blue (C186), a new non-oxidative hair dye. The SCCS could not assess the safety of sodium bromothymol blue (C186) because the applicant...
ECHA consults on toxicity and health effects of 30 additional substances to avoid animal testing

Final SCCS Opinion on Vitamin A

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on the use of vitamin A (Retinol, Retinyl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate) in cosmetic products. The SCCS concluded that vitamin A is safe for use in cosmetic products at 0.05% retinol...
ECHA consults on toxicity and health effects of 30 additional substances to avoid animal testing

Update on Phenoxyethanol in France

The French Authorities, ANSM (Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament / National Agency for Drug Safety), published a Recommendation in November 2012, recommending a restriction of the phenoxyethanol concentration in cosmetic products for children under the age of...