August 18, 2015
The European Commission (EC) has released Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1190, amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products. It specifically adds one eyelash and nine hair dye ingredients to the list of restricted substances under the aforesaid annex of the EU cosmetics Regulation.
|Substance||Common Name||CAS No.||EC No.|
|Thioglycolic acid and its salts||Thioglycolic acid||68-11-1||200-677-4|
|3-[(4-amino-3- methyl-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracen-1- yl)amino]-N,N,N -trimethylpropan-1-aminium, methylsulfate salt||HC Blue No 17||16517-75-2||605-392-2|
|Phosphoric acid compound with 4-[(2,6-dichlorophenyl) (4-imino- 3,5-dimethyl-2,5- cyclohexadien-1- ylidene) methyl]- 2,6-dimethylaniline (1:1)||HC Blue No 15||74578-10-2||277-929-5|
|Disodium 2,2′- (9,10-dioxoanthracene-1,4-diyldiimino)bis(5- methylsulphonate)||Acid Green 25||4403-90-1||224-546-6|
|Sodium, 4- [(9,10-dihydro-4- hydroxy-9,10-dioxo-1-anthryl) amino]toluene-3- sulphonate||Acid Violet 43||4430-18-6||224-618-7|
|1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-(methoxymethyl) 1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-(methoxymethyl)-, sulfate||2-Methoxymethyl-p-Phenylenediamine 2-Methoxymethyl-p-Phenylenediamine Sulfate||337906-36-2 337906-37-3||-|
|1-N-Methylmorpholiniumpropylamino-4-hydroxyanthraquinone, methyl sulfate||Hydroxyanthraquinone-aminopropyl Methyl Mor-pholinium Methosulfate||38866-20-5||254-161-9|
|Ethanol, 2,2′-[[3- methyl-4-[(E)-(4- nitrophenyl)azo] phenyl]imino]bis||Disperse Red 17||3179-89-3||221-665-5|
|4-Amino-5-hy - droxy-3-(4-nitro - phenylazo)-6- (phenylazo)-2,7- naphthalenedisulfonic acid, disodium salt||Acid Black 1||1064-48-8||213-903-1|
|Disodium 3-h y - droxy-4-[(E)-(4- methyl-2-sulfonatophenyl)diazenyl]-2-naphthoate||Pigment Red 57||5858-81-1||227-497-9|
The substances will be subjected to stricter maximum concentration limits and specific labelling requirements.
The decision has been released after a series of risk assessments conducted by the Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS).
The limit for thioglycolic acid will take effect on August 10, 2015, while the others will be applied on August 10, 2016.