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Monday, December 18, 2023ECHA

Proposal of CLH classification for Drometrizole

Proposition de classification CLH pour le Drometrizole

On 13 December 2023, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published Germany’s proposal for an harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) for Drometrizole, a UV absorber.

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2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-p-cresol (CAS No.: 2440-22-4, CE No.: 219-470-5, INCI: Drometrizole) is an ingredient listed in the Cosing, with the function: UV Absorber.
It is not currently regulated by European Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009nor in in Annex VI to European CLP Regulation 1272/2008.

Germany proposes to classify the substance as:
• Skin Sens. 1, H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction
• Aquatic Chronic 1, H410 - Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effect, M-factor=10

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