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Tetrabromophenol Blue, 4,4’-(4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-1,1-dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-yliden)bis-2,6-dibromophenol (C183) - Submission IV

Final Opinion

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Publication date
13 December 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, C. L. Galli (Rapporteur), 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/1610/19
Adopted on: 13 December 2019

Conclusion of the opinion:

In light of the new data provided, does the SCCS consider Tetrabromophenol Blue (C183) safe when used as a hair dye in oxidative and non-oxidative hair colouring products with a final onhead concentration of up to 0.2%?

Based on the overall weight of evidence derived from the data provided, and the large margin of safety, the SCCS considers Tetrabromophenol Blue (C183) safe when used as a hair dye in oxidative and non-oxidative hair colouring products at a final on-head concentration of up to 0.2%.

Keywords:

SCCS, scientific opinion, Tetrabromophenol Blue, 4,4’-(4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-1,1- dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-yliden)bis-2,6-dibromophenol (C183), Regulation 1223/2009, CAS 4430-25-5

Opinion to be cited as:

SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety), Opinion on Tetrabromophenol Blue, 4,4’-(4,5,6,7-tetrabromo-1,1-dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-yliden)bis-2,6-dibromophenol (C183), preliminary version of 10 September 2019, final version of 13 December 2019, SCCS/1610/19.

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