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15th ATP of CLP: 5 cosmetic ingredients classified CMR 1

15e ATP du CLP : 5 ingrédients cosmétiques classés CMR 1

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1182 of 19 May 2020 has just been published on 11 August 2020. It is the 15th ATP (Adaptation to Technical and Scientific Progress) of the CLP Regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances). It concerns a total of 11 ingredients that can be used in cosmetics, and in particular five of them that are included in Annex VI as CMR 1, which threatens their use in cosmetic products in the future.

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In its “Whereas”, the text of this Regulation recalls that the new provisions it contains are the consequence of proposals to introduce, update or delete harmonised classification and labelling of certain substances which have been submitted to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
Based on the opinions on those proposals issued by the Committee for Risk Assessment of the Agency (RAC), as well as on the comments received from the parties concerned, the harmonised classifications and labelling of several substances, 11 of which may be used in cosmetic products, have therefore been modified for two of them or added for nine others.
This Regulation shall apply from 1th March 2022.

Silicon Carbide

This new entry in Annex VI of the CLP Regulation (the list of harmonised classification and labelling of hazardous substances) results from the RAC opinion of 9 March 2018.
Index No: 014-048-00-5
Chemical name: silicon carbide fibres (with diameter < 3 μm, length > 5 μm and aspect ratio ≥ 3:1)
CAS No: 409-21-2 / 308076-74-6
CE No: 206-991-8
INCI name: Silicon Carbide
CosIng function: Abrasive
Hazard class and Category code: …

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