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Hair dye Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166)(CAS 220158-86-1) - Submission I

Final Opinion

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Publication date
31 October 2019
Author
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)

Description

WG on Cosmetic Ingredients
SCCS members: U. Bernauer, L. Bodin, Q. Chaudhry, P.J. Coenraads (Chairperson), M. Dusinska, J. Ezendam, E. Gaffet (Rapporteur), C. L. Galli, B. Granum, E. Panteri, V. Rogiers, Ch. Rousselle, M. Stepnik, T. Vanhaecke, S. Wijnhoven
SCCS external experts: A. Koutsodimou, A. Simonnard, W. Uter
Contact:SANTE-C2-SCCS@ec.europa.eu
On request from: European Commission
SCCS Number: SCCS/1609/19
Adopted on: 30-31 October 2019

Conclusion of the opinion:

In light of the data provided, does the SCCS consider Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166), safe when used in oxidative hair colouring products up to a maximum on-head concentration of 2 %?

Based on the full set of information provided by Applicant (including additional information provided during the commenting period), the SCCS considers Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166) safe when used in oxidative hair colouring products up to a maximum on-head concentration of 2%.

2. Does the SCCS have any further scientific concerns with regard to the use of Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166) in cosmetic products?

The SCCS has noted that Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166) is a strong skin sensitiser.

Keywords:

SCCS, scientific opinion, hair dye, Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166), Regulation 1223/2009, CAS 220158-86-1

Opinion to be cited as:

SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on hair dye Methylimidazoliumpropyl p-phenylenediamine HCl (A166), preliminary version adopted on 29 July 2019, final version adopted on 30-31 October 2019, SCCS/1609/19.

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