MAIN COSMETIC LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS. AUGUST 2021

AEMPS, publication of the results of the market control campaign on sunscreen products (link1, link2) AEMPS, information note for back to school without head lice. (link) Publication of ISO23750:2021. Answers to questions on ingredients and products for the application of the ISO 16128 standard for natural cosmetic products.  https://www.iso.org/standard/76832.html Publication of the 18ATP Draft of…

MAIN COSMETIC LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS. JULY 2021

Publication Regulation 1099/2021 Prohibition of use of Deoxyarbutin and Restrictions (Annex III 321) for Dihydroxyacetone maximum 6.25% in non-oxidizing dyes and maximum 10% in self-tanners. Published the SCCS preliminary opinion on Methyl Salicylate SCCS/1633/21. The SCCS indicates its safe use at the concentrations indicated in the table attached to the opinion. And not safe in…

Normativa y control de calidad en cosméticos

SIGILLUM AND AMSLAB SIGN A COLLABORATION AGREEMENT TO STRENGTHEN THEIR POSITION IN THE COSMETICS SECTOR

AMSlab, a laboratory from Lugo specialized in quality control of the textile and cosmetics sector, among others; and Sigillum Knowledge Solutions, based in Santiago de Compostela and experts in global solutions on regulation and regulatory requirements of consumer products, have just signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen their presence in the cosmetics sector. Thanks to…

MAIN COSMETIC LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS. APRIL 2021

April arrived with a lot of news in the cosmetic sector. Let’s try to keep you updated with the most relevant regulatory changes. Draft amendment to Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 regarding the use of methyl N-methylanthranilate in cosmetic products. Methyl N-methylanthranilate will enter at Annex III of restricted substances, limited to 0.1% in leave-on products…

The European Commission specifies the claims that should not be included in cosmetic hydroalcoholic gels and prohibits, among other issues, referring to the percentage of alcohol

In recent months there has been an increase in the use of hydroalcoholic hand gels derived from the Covid-19 pandemic. As we have already commented in previous news, this type of gels can be biocidal in nature (antiseptics for healthy skin), in which case they are indicated for hand disinfection and subject to evaluation, authorization…

Vegan cosmetics: keys to market access

Whether for environmental, health, religious or ethical reasons, the number of vegan consumers is growing. We mainly meet two types of vegan consumers: those who focus solely on their diet, abstaining from the use of foods with ingredients of animal origin; or those consumers who extend the vegan philosophy to other areas of their lives,…

End of microplastics in cosmetics? Article by Sigillum Knowledge Solutions in the journal of the Spanish Society of Cosmetic Chemists, SEQC

The Head of the Cosmetic Area of ​​Sigillum Knowledge Solutions, Verónica García Perea, has collaborated in the latest issue of the magazine of the Spanish Society of Cosmetic Chemists, SEQC, with an article on the current regulatory framework for microplastics. The article reviews the main initiatives to address the environmental problem of microplastics in the…

The claims in cosmetic products to debate

From Sigillum Knowledge Solutions we follow this debate with attention with the aim of offering the best accompaniment to our clients in their search for innovative products that comply with all applicable legislation.   More info: http://www.e-seqc.org/formacion/claim-or-not-claim-debates-en-beauty-cosmetics https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32013R0655&from=DE The past June 27 took place in Barcelona the sesion To claim or not to claim, organized…