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Acetylated Vetiver Oil: Final Opinion of the SCCS

Acetylated vetiver oil : Opinion finale du CSSC

The SCCS has just published its final Opinion on the safety of Acetylated vetiver oil as a cosmetic fragrance ingredient. It has been adopted during its plenary meeting of 26 February 2019, and includes some modifications compared to the previous version.

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The SCCS adopted its Opinion on the safety of Acetylated Vetiver Oil (Vetiveria zizanioides root extract acetylated) lors during its plenary meeting of 21-22 juin 2018.
This Opinion has been subject to a commenting period of a minimum eight weeks after its initial publication (from 10 September until 14 November 2018). Comments received during this time were considered by the SCCS.
For this Opinion, comments received resulted in the following main changes: sections 3.1.5 impurities, 3.1.7 LogP values, 3.5 MoS calculation and Table 6, and inhalation toxicity (discussion and conclusion sections).

For the full background, see the article
Acetylated Vetiver Oil, 1,2,4-THB: 2 Opinions of July 9, 2018

###The new conclusion
in bold italic, parts modified

1. On the basis of currently available information, does the SCCS consider Acetylated Vetiver Oil (AVO) safe for use as fragrance ingredient in cosmetic leave-on and rinse-off type products in a concentration limit(s) according to the once set up by IFRA as reported above?

On the basis of the safety assessment carried out using a conservative approach, the SCCS considers the use of Acetylated Vetiver Oil (AVO) added with 1% alpha-tocopherol as a fragrance ingredient in cosmetic leave-on and rinse-off type products …

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