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SCCS Concludes Safety of α-Arbutin

July 27, 2015

The European Commission's Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released its opinion on the cosmetic ingredient 4-Hydroxyphenyl-alpha-D-glucopyranoside (α-arbutin), with CAS No. 84380-01-8 and EC No. 283-934-3.

Used as an antioxidant for skin bleaching and skin conditioning, the substance has been concluded safe for use, specifically for concentration up to 2% in face creams and up to 0.5 % in body lotions.

Comments on the opinion may be submitted July 22, 2015.

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