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Recuerda! Nuevas Restricciones al Methyl Salicilate en cosméticos



On May 28, the Official Regulation (EU) 2021/849 was published which modifies the classification of Methyl Salicylate as a CMR substance (Repr.2). Due to this reason, the use of Methyl Salicylate has been restricted again in Annex III.

The entry into force of the new restrictions will be on December 17, 2022. From this date, products that do not comply with the new conditions of use cannot be placed on the market or marketed. THERE WILL BE NO TRANSITIONAL PERIODS


NUEVAS CONDICIONES DE USO DEL SALICILATO DE METILO:

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Leave-on skin products (except facial makeup, spray body lotion, spray deodorant and hydro-alcoholic fragrances) and leave-on hair products (except spray products).

0,060%

Facial makeup (except lip products, eye makeup and makeup remover).

0,050%

Eye makeup and makeup remover.

0,002%

Leave-on hair products (aerosol).

0,009%

Deodorant spray.

0,003%

Spray body lotion.

0,040%

Skin lightening products (except for hand washing) and hair lightening products.

0,060%

Hand washing.

0,600%

Hydro-alcoholic fragrances.

0,600%

lip products.

0,030%

Toothpaste.

2,520%

Mouthwash intended for children between 6 and 10 years old.

0,100%

Mouthwash intended for children over 10 years and adults.

0,600%

Mouth spray

0.650%

In addition, its use in products for children under 6 years of age is prohibited, except in toothpastes whose maximum concentration of use will be 2.52%.


If you are affected with this new restriction please, do not hesitate to contact us.


consult@belabservices.com

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