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In December 2023. the SCCS finalised its evaluation of Silver Zinc Zeolite as a cosmetic preservative. Read about the SCCS opinion and implications for cosmetic manufacturers. About Silver Zinc Zeolite Silver Zinc Zeolite (CAS 130328-20- 0, EC 603-404-0), also known as Ammonium Silver Zinc Aluminium Silicate, functions as an absorbent, deodorant and preservative in cosmetics....
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The SCCS recently finalised its evaluation of Benzyl Salicylate as an ingredient in cosmetics. Read on to learn background and implications of this regulatory update. Benzyl Salicylate Benzyl Salicylate (CAS No. 118-58-1, EC No. 204-262-9), also known as 2-hydroxybenzoic acid phenylmethyl ester, occurs naturally in various plants. It can be artificially manufactured and is often...
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The European Commission has recently introduced Regulation (EU) 2023/1490, an amendment to EU cosmetics regulation. In this blog post, we’ll break down the key points of this regulation and what it means for cosmetic manufacturers selling into the EU. CMRs Added to the Annex II The primary objective of the new regulation 2023/1490 is to...
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In response to rising concerns about fragrance allergies, Regulation (EU) 2023/1545 introduces important changes to allergen listing on cosmetic labelling. In this blog post we will explore the rationale behind the regulation, the newly identified fragrance allergens, and the new concentration thresholds that trigger labelling.  Fragrance Allergens Regulation (EU) 2023/1545  is an amendment to Regulation...
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We’ve put together a list of cosmetic ingredients scheduled to be banned in the EU in 2023. Do you have cosmetics that contain any of these ingredients? Cross check your formulations against this list to identify cosmetics to be reformulated. Search the list by chemical name, CAS or EC number. Draft laws The list of...