HC Orange No. 6: request for Opinion to SCCS
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The safety of the new cosmetic hair dye ingredient HC Orange No. 6 will be evaluated by the SCCS. The request from the European Commission was published on 7 April 2016.
Submission I on the hair dye HC Orange No. 6 (B125), with the chemical name Di-[2-[(E)-2-[4-[bis(2-hydroxyethyl)aminophenyl]vinyl]pyridin-1-ium]-ethyl]disulfide dimethanesulfonate (CAS 1449653-83-1), was transmitted by Cosmetics Europe in December 2015.
The new ingredient HC Orange No. 6 (B125) is intended to be used in non-oxidative hair colouring products at a maximum concentration of 0.5%.
Questions to SCCS
1. In light of the data provided, does the SCCS consider HC Orange No. 6 (B125) safe when used in non-oxidative hair colouring products at a maximum concentration of 0.5%?
2. Does the SCCS have any further scientific concerns with regard to the use of HC Orange No. 6 (B125) in cosmetic products?
• Full text of Request for a scientific opinion: Submission I on hair dye HC Orange No. 6 (B125) (CAS 1449653-83-1)