Final SCCS Opinion on Methylparaben

Final SCCS Opinion on Methylparaben

On 15 December 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on the safety of methylparaben in cosmetic products (available here).  The SCCS concluded that methylparaben is safe when used as a preservative in...
Final SCCS Opinion on Methylparaben

Final SCCS Opinion on Salicylic Acid

On 9 June 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on salicylic acid (can be accessed here). This further assessment for this ingredient is related to its suspected endocrine disrupting properties. The SCCS concluded that:...
Final SCCS Opinion on Methylparaben

Final SCCS Opinion on HC Blue 18

On 8th May 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on the use of hair colorant HC Blue 18 in non-oxidative and oxidative hair dye formulations. The SCCS concluded that the use of hair dye HC Blue 18 is safe for use in...
Final SCCS Opinion on Sodium bromothymol blue (C186)

Final SCCS Opinion on Sodium bromothymol blue (C186)

On 23 March 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on the use of sodium bromothymol blue (C186), a new non-oxidative hair dye.  As per the draft opinion (previously mentioned in the November 2022 GRIP updates), The SCCS...
Final SCCS Opinion on Methylparaben

Final SCCS Opinion on Hydroxyapatite (nano)

On 23 March 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on the use of hydroxyapatite (nano) in cosmetic products. The final opinion is in line with the draft opinion (previously mentioned in the February 2023 GRIP updates). The...