Cosmetic Regulation amended with MIT restrictions


On July 6, the EU Commission adopted Regulation (EU) 2017/1224 amending Annex V of the Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and implementing restrictions on MIT (Methylisothiazolinone) for use in cosmetic products as adopted by SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety) in December 2015.

Starting 27 January 2018, only cosmetic products which comply with this regulation shall be placed on the Union market. Three months later, starting 27 April 2018, only cosmetic products which comply with this regulation shall be made available on the Union market.

Dow Microbial Control continues to support alternative options (e.g. NEOLONE™ PH 100 Preservative) for preservation of cosmetic products in compliance with the EU Cosmetic Regulation.

Access Regulation (EU) 2017/1224

Dow Microbial Control is fully committed to supporting its biocidal products and the needs of our customers. For further support on biocidal compliance, please contact your local sales representative, contact us for more information or refer to our BPR checklist.

 
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October 4-5, 2017
Lyon, France

Cosmetics Business Regulatory Summit
October 17-18, 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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