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S87, C183: Final Opinions of the SCCS pro Add to my portfolio
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S87, C183: Final Opinions of the SCCS

The SCCS has just published its final Opinions on the safety of UV-Filter Methoxypropylamino Cyclohexenylidene Ethoxyethylcyanoacetate (S87) and hair dye ingredient Tetrabromophenol Blue (C183). They have been adopted by written procedure on 13 December 2019, after the end of the commenting period following thier initial publication, and the consideration of comments received by the Scientific Committee.

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Methoxypropylamino Cyclohexenylidene Ethoxyethylcyanoacetate (S87)

Background

In 2017, the SCCS adopted a first Opinion on the UV filter Methoxypropylamino cyclohexenylidene ethoxyethylcyanoacetate (S87) in which it requested additional data to exclude concerns regarding genotoxicity and potential skin and eye irritation of the substance.
A new dossier was sent by Cosmetics Europe in July 2018.
A new SCCS Opinion was published in March 2019.

For an exhaustive background information, see the articles
Zinc salts, UV-Filter S87, Hair dye A164: Three Opinions of SCCS, CosmeticOBS, 22 March 2017
Methoxypropylamino Cyclohexenylidene Ethoxyethylcyanoacetate (S87): Request for an Opinion to SCCS, CosmeticOBS, 17 September 2018
Methoxypropylamino Cyclohexenylidene Ethoxyethylcyanoacetate (S87): Opinion of SCCS, CosmeticOBS, 11 March 2019

This Opinion has been subject to a commenting period of a minimum eight weeks after its initial publication (from 08 March until 13 May 2019).
Comments received during this time were considered by the SCCS.
For this Opinion, complementary data were received and resulted in the following main changes: sections 3.3.2.1 skin irritation, 3.3.2.2. eye irritation, respective discussion parts, as well as the conclusion on further scientific concerns (cf. point 3).

The final Opinion

1. In light of the data provided, does the SCCS consider Methoxypropylamino Cyclohexenylidene Ethoxyethylcyanoacetate (S87) safe when used as UV-filter in cosmetic products up to a maximum concentration of 3%?

Based on the ...