ECHA: RAC opinions on the classification of 4 "cosmetic" ingredients - ECHA

2022-05-28 18:55:52 By : Ms. Linda Zh

The Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) has just adopted its Opinions on the harmonized classification and labeling of 10 chemical substances.Among them, four can be used in cosmetics.α-Methyl-1,3-benzodioxole-5-propionaldehyde (CAS: 1205-17-0 - CE: 204-498-2 - INCI: Methylenedioxyphenyl methylpropanal) is listed in CosIng with the function of perfuming agent.It is currently not regulated by Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 and is not listed in Annex VI of the CLP Regulation.RAC accepted Denmark's proposal to classify the substance as possibly causing an allergic skin reaction (Skin Sens. 1B; H317 - May cause an allergic skin reaction).Propyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate (CAS: 121-79-9 - CE: 204-498-2 - INCI: Propyl gallate) is currently listed in Annex VI, entry 607-198-00-3 of the CLP Regulation with Acute Tox classifications.4* - H302 (Harmful if swallowed) and Skin Sens.1 - H317 (May cause an allergic skin reaction).It is not regulated by Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009.It is listed in the CosIng with the functions of antioxidant and perfuming agent.RAC accepted Germany's proposal to add an ATE=1700 mg/kg bw to the acute toxicity classification (Acute Tox. 4; H302 - Harmful if swallowed) and to classify the substance as very toxic to aquatic organisms (Aquatic Acute 1; H400 - Very toxic …Already a subscriber?Log inMake an appointment for a live demo on ZoomCosmeticOBS: 1st independent portal dedicated to cosmetics since 2008.CosmeticOBS-The Cosmetics Observatory is the leading source of information for the cosmetics sector.European and international regulations, market trends, ingredient news, new products, reports from congresses and trade fairs: CosmeticOBS offers professional cosmetic monitoring updated in real time, on a daily basis.CosmeticOBS: News.Expertise.Monitoring.Information.Advice.Independence.