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Publication of the 21st ATP of the CLP

Publication de la 21e ATP du CLP

The Delegated Regulation (EU) 2024/197 of 19 October 2023 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 5 January 2024. It is the 21st ATP (Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress) of the European CLP Regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances). It concerns a total of 16 ingredients that can be used in cosmetics, and in particular one that is classified as a CMR, which threatens its use in cosmetic products in the future, and another whose classification as Repr. 2 becomes Repr. 1B. This Regulation shall apply from 1st September 2025.

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This Regulation is based on the opinions adopted by the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) between 18 March 2021 and 26 November 2021.
It concerns a total of 16 substances that may be used in cosmetic products (listed in the CosIng, not present in Annex II of the Cosmetics Regulation, which lists prohibited ingredients): among the eight that are joining the CLP Regulation for the first time, one (Dimethyltolylamine) is concerned by a classification as CMR, which, in accordance with Article 15 of European Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, paves the way for a possible ban on its use in cosmetics. Another (TPO) has seen its classification as Repr. 2 become Repr. 1B.

“Cosmetic” ingredients added to Annex VI of CLP*


Index No
• 603-245-00-7
Chemical name
• 2,2’-[[3-methyl-4-[(4-nitrophenyl)azo]phenyl]imino]bisethanol
• 3179-89-3
• 221-665-5
INCI name
• Disperse Red 17
CosIng function
• Hair dyeing
Hazard class and Category code
• Skin Sens. 1
Hazard statement code
• H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction
Pictogram, Signal word code
• GHS07
• Wng (Warning)

The substance is currently listed in Annex III/294 of the Cosmetics …

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