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03/06/2024 CosmeticBusiness

EU Bans Specific Cosmetic Silicones in All Products

Effective from 6 June 2027, the Use of D4, D5, and D6 is Prohibited

The European Union has published a ban on the use of cosmetic silicones D4, D5, and D6 in all wash-off and leave-on products. According to the media, this new regulation builds upon existing restrictions imposed by REACH, now extending these limits to broader applications within the beauty and personal care industry. The new regulation, effective from 6 June 2027, reportedly enforces a complete ban on D5 and D6 in concentrations over 0.1 per cent in all cosmetic products. The ban follows years of scientific assessments and regulatory actions to address the risks associated with these silicones. Further information …

Source & Copyright: European Union
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