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Opinion on preservative EcoG+

Final Opinion

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Publication date
6 October 2016
Author
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)

Description

WG on Cosmetic Ingredients
SCCS members: U. Bernauer, Q. Chaudhry, P. Coenraads, G. H. Degen, M. Dusinska, W. Lilienblum, E. Nielsen, T. Platzek, C. Rousselle, J. van Benthem
External experts: A. Bernard, J. Duus-Johansen, J. Ezendam, A. Giménez-Arnau, E. Mirkova, E. Panteri, T. Vanhaecke
Contact:SANCO-C2-SCCS@ec.europa.eu
On request from: European Commission
SCCS Number: SCCS/1577/16
Adopted on: 6 October 2016

Conclusion of the opinion:

(1) Does SCCS consider release of silver ions from "EcoG+" as component in packaging material safe for use as preservative with a concentration of maximum 2.0 % in the cosmetic packaging material, taking into account the scientific data provided?

Safety assessment is based on the release of silver ion from the packaging material.

SCCS considers the release of silver ions from "EcoG+" as a component in packaging material safe for use as preservative with a concentration of maximum 2.0 % in the cosmetic packaging material.

(2). And/or does the SCCS recommend any further restrictions with regard to the use of "EcoG+" as preservative in cosmetics packaging?

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Keywords:

SCCS, scientific opinion, preservative, EcoG+, directive 76/768/ECC, CAS 7440- 22-4, EC 231-131-3

Opinion to be cited as:

Opinion to be cited as: SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on preservative EcoG+, 16 March 2016, final version of 6 October 2016.

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