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The European Commission (EC) has drafted a regulation for Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol (MBBT) used in cosmetics. The draft is Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1223⁄2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products.
The draft specifies that substance MBBT is regulated in entry 23 of Annex VI of the Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223⁄2009 as an authorized U.V. filter with the maximum concentration of 10 % in cosmetic products.
A public consultation is open for this until March 20, 2017.