Skip to main content
Public Health
Expert opinion

Opinion on HC Orange No. 6 (B125)

Final Opinion

Details

Publication date
7 November 2016
Author
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)

Description

WG on Cosmetic Ingredients
SCCS members: U. Bernauer, L. Bodin, L. Celleno, Q. Chaudhry, P. Coenraads, M. Dusinska, J. Duus-Johansen, J. Ezendam, E. Gaffet, C.L. Galli, B. Brunstad Granum, E. Panteri, V. Rogiers, C. Rousselle, M. Stępnik, T. Vanhaecke, S. Wijnhoven
Contact:SANCO-C2-SCCS@ec.europa.eu
On request from: European Commission
SCCS Number: SCCS/1579/16
Adopted on: 7 November 2016

Conclusion of the opinion:

(1) In light of the data provided, does the SCCS consider HC Orange No. 6 (B125) safe when used in non-oxidative hair colouring products at a maximum concentration of 0.5%?

The SCCS considers HC Orange No. 6 (B125) safe when used in non-oxidative hair colouring products at a maximum concentration of 0.5%.

(2). Does the SCCS have any further scientific concerns with regard to the use of HC Orange No. 6 (B125) in cosmetic products?

The SCCS has concerns regarding a potential presence of methanesulfonates impurities, in particular ethyl methanesulfonate. Information on these impurities has not been provided.

Keywords:

SCCS, scientific Opinion, HC Orange No. 6 (B125), Regulation 1223/2009, CAS 1449653-83-1

Opinion to be cited as:

Opinion to be cited as: SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on HC Orange No. 6 (B125), 7 November 2016, SCCS/1579/16.

Files

sccs_o_201.pdf
English
(629.83 KB - PDF)
Download