Final SCCS Opinion on Alpha and Beta Arbutin

Final SCCS Opinion on Alpha and Beta Arbutin

On 1 February 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on alpha and beta arbutin. The final opinion has a positive conclusion, compared to its initial assessment in the draft opinion.The SCCS concluded that: alpha-arbutin is...
Final SCCS Opinion on Alpha and Beta Arbutin

Draft SCCS Opinion on Hydroxyapatite (nano)

On 11th January 2023 the SCCS published the draft opinion on the use of hydroxyapatite (nano) in cosmetic products.This new draft opinion follows up from a previous final opinion (published in April 2021) which could not conclude on the safety of this ingredient...
Final SCCS Opinion on Alpha and Beta Arbutin

New Provisions on Environmental Claims in France

The French Authorities have introduced new provisions on environmental claims to the Code de l’environnement (Environmental Code), which came into force on 1 January 2023. These provisions are covered in Articles D229-106 to D229-109 (Section 9) of the code. The...