This is the latest, and the least important, that was still lacking. After the nano Titanium dioxide, Zinc oxide, Carbon black … silica as nanoparticles will see its safety assessed by the SCCS. This time, it is not a request by the cosmetic industry, as for the others that it wants to see listed in the Annexes of the Cosmetics Regulation, so as to use them without prior notification. The European Commission decided to present the file, worried by the 172 notifications of products that contain nano-silica. The SCCS shall give its Opinion within six months.