- Publication date
- 12 December 2013
- Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)
WG on Hair Dyes
SCCS members:M. Dusinska, D. Gawkrodger, W. Lilienblum, A. Luch, M. Metzler, E. Nielsen, T. Platzek (chairman), S.C. Rastogi (rapporteur), C. Rousselle, J. van Benthem
External experts: M. Pilar Vinardell, I. White
On request from: European Commission
SCCS Number: SCCS/1522/13
Adopted on: 12 December 2013
Conclusion of the opinion:
The SCCS considers that Disperse Red 17 as an ingredient at 0.2% in non-oxidative hair dye formulations and at 2% in oxidative hair dye formulations is safe for the use by consumers. The nitrosamine content in Disperse Red 17 should be < 50ppb, and it should not be used in the presence of nitrosating agents. A sensitising potential of Disperse Red 17 cannot be excluded. This safety assessment of Disperse Red 17 is based on the specification for use as a hair dye ingredient.
SCCS, scientific opinion, hair dye, B5, Disperse Red 17, Regulation 1223/2009, CAS 3179-89-3, EC 221-665-5
Opinion to be cited as:
SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on Disperse Red 17, 12 December 2013.