While the European Commission published in 2022 a transversal version of the definition of a nanomaterial, different from that of the Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, the debate is still lively between the French control authorities and the cosmetics industry on the criteria applied during controls. This note takes up the main lines of the one previously published in 2021, but adds some nuances… pending the revision of the Regulation.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Définition des nanomatériaux en cosmétique : la DGCCRF et l’ANSM confirment leur interprétation
On July 19, 2021, the French ANSM and the DGCCRF published a joint briefing note intended to “provide an educational presentation of the terms of the definition of the Cosmetics Regulation (relating t...
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
La Commission européenne publie sa nouvelle Recommandation relative à la définition des nanomatériaux
On 14 June 2022, the new Commission Recommendation on the definition of nanomaterial was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. This new definition replaces the 2011 definition and i...