SCCS: 3 Final Opinions, 1 Addendum
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Following its plenary meeting of 21-22 June 2018, the SCCS published the final versions of three of its Opinions on the safety of Nano-Styrene/Acrylates copolymer, Water-soluble zinc salts, and HEMA and di-HEMA Trimethylhexyl dicarbamate. An Addendum to the Opinions on Climbazole has also been published.
Styrene/Acrylates copolymer (nano) and Sodium styrene/Acrylates copolymer (nano) – Final Opinion
The SCCS published its Opinion on the safety of two cosmetic ingredients in nano form: the Styrene/Acrylates copolymer [nano] and the Sodium styrene/Acrylates copolymer [nano], following its adoption during the plenary meeting of 21-22 February 2018.
This Opinion has been subject to a commenting period of 10 weeks after its initial publication (from 2 March until 11 May 2018). There were no comments received and the final version of the opinion remained unchanged compared to the preliminary one.
For further information
• See the article Styrene/Acrylates copolymer [nano] and Sodium styrene/Acrylates copolymer [nano]: Opinion of the SCCS
• See the full text of SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on Styrene/Acrylates copolymer (nano) and Sodium styrene/Acrylates copolymer (nano), 21 February 2018, SCCS/1595/2018
Water-soluble zinc salts – Final Opinion
On 13 March 2017, the SCCS published its Opinion on the water-soluble zinc salts used in oral hygiene products, after its adoption during its plenary meeting of 7 March 2017.
This Opinion has been subject to a commenting period of a minimum eight weeks after its initial publication (from 13 March until 14 May 2017). Comments received during this time were considered by the SCCS.
For this Opinion, comments received resulted in the following minor changes: physico-chemical part under section 3.1, age groups ...