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Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress 2022: the Q&A of the FEBEA - Ingredients section

Congrès Parfums & Cosmétiques 202 : le Q/R de la FEBEA – Volet Ingrédients

As every year, at the end of the Cosmetic Valley Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress held on 23 and 24 November 2022, the FEBEA team answered questions prepared by congress participants during the two days of conferences. Focus on issues related to cosmetic ingredients, nanomaterials, microplastics, under evaluation by the CSSC or concerned by the REACH and CLP revisions…

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They answered questions from delegates
• Xavier Gueant, Director of Legal Affairs
• Stéphanie Lumbers, Director of Sustainable Development
• Laure Menanteau, Scientific and Regulatory Advisor
And particularly in the area of ingredients
• Catherine Bramaud, Scientific and Regulatory Advisor

Can we anticipate the labelling of additional allergens on packaging before the official publication of the text? Are there any changes that could be made, especially to the list of new allergens?

Catherine Bramaud’s answer
There are still some comments made on the Commission’s proposal, which are not minor. So it is better to wait for the final version. But that does not prevent us from being prepared. Labelling will indeed be compulsory on packaging. And there will be answers to many other questions in the Guide that is prepared by Cosmetics Europe to help companies with this future labelling.

Will there be a withdrawal of products containing Homosalate from the market on 1ᵉʳ July 2025? Could you please clarify the actions to be taken with regard to the notions of placing on the market and making available on the market?

Catherine Bramaud’s answer
Homosalate is one of the substances that has recently been evaluated in the SCCS. …

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