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Tuesday, April 19, 2022International

Endocrine disruptors: OPSS call for data

Perturbateurs endocriniens : appel à données de l'OPSS

On 5 April 2022, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), which regulates cosmetic products in the UK, launched a call for data for five ingredients with endocrine disrupting properties, in order to assess their safety.

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This call for evidence targets five cosmetic ingredients:
• Benzophenone-3 (CAS 131-57-7)
• Octocrylene (CAS 6197-30-4)
• Homosalate (CAS 118-56-9)
• Kojic acid (CAS 501-30-4)
• Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) (CAS 128-37-0)
It runs until 31 May 2022.

These five ingredients have also been the subject of a call for data by the European Commission, and the SCCS has already published its Opinion on the safety of each of them.

Safety of Cosmetic Ingredients with Suspected Endocrine Disrupting Properties: call for data, OPSS, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, 5 April 2022

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