- Publication date
- 18 June 2014
- Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)
WG on Hair Dyes
SCCS members:M. Dusinska, W. Lilienblum, A. Luch, E. Nielsen, T. Platzek (rapporteur and chairman), S.C. Rastogi, C. Rousselle, J. van Benthem
On request from: European Commission
SCCS Number: SCCS/1529/14
Adopted on: 18 June 2014
Conclusion of the opinion:
The SCCS is of the opinion that 3-amino-2,6-dimethylphenol is safe for use in oxidative hair dye formulations with an on-head concentration of maximum 2.0% taken into account the scientific data provided. A sensitisation potential cannot be excluded.
SCCS, scientific opinion, hair dye, 3-amino-2,6-dimethylphenol (A162), Regulation 1223/2009, CAS 6994-64-5, EC 230-268-6
Opinion to be cited as:
SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on 3-amino-2,6-dimethylphenol (A162) - Submission I, 27 March 2014, SCCS/1529/14, revision of 18 June 2014.