The European Union published on April 25, 2013 the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 344/2013 of April 04, 2013 amending Annexes II, III, V and VI to Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products. The amendment reflects the advancement of science at the time of the adoption of the proposal for that regulation while protecting public health.
The regulation comes into force on July 11, 2013.