Draft SCCS Opinion on Titanium Dioxide (Genotoxicity)

New SCCS Mandate for Hydroxyapatite (nano)

On 20 November 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) was mandated (can be accessed here) by the EU Commission to review the safety of hydroxyapatite (nano), following new evidence submitted by industry to demonstrate the safety of this ingredient at...
Draft SCCS Opinion on Titanium Dioxide (Genotoxicity)

Draft SCCS Opinion for Water Soluble Zinc Salts

On 4 July 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its draft opinion on the safety of water-soluble zinc salts used in oral hygiene cosmetic products (can be accessed here). In the draft opinion, the SCCS took into consideration aggregate...
Draft SCCS Opinion on Titanium Dioxide (Genotoxicity)

Draft SCCS Opinion of Benzyl Salicylate

On 13 June 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its draft opinion on the safety of benzyl salicylate in cosmetic products (can be accessed here). The SCCS concluded that benzyl salicylate is safe at the concentrations and product types as...
Draft SCCS Opinion on Titanium Dioxide (Genotoxicity)

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:...