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Cosmetic ingredients

December 2021

The SCCS Notes of Guidance for the testing of cosmetic ingredients and their safety evaluation, 11th revision, 30–31 March 2021, SCCS/1628/21

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 127, December 2021, 105052


October 2021

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Final Opinion on propylparaben (CAS No 94-13-3, EC No 202-307-7)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 125, October 2021, 105005

 

April 2020

The way forward for assessing the human health safety of cosmetics in the EU - Workshop proceedings

Toxicology
Volume 436, 30 April 2020, 152421

 

November 2019

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of cosmetic ingredient salicylic acid (CAS 69-72-7)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 108, November 2019, 104376

 

October 2019

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on Ethylzingerone - ‘Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone’ (HEPB) - Cosmetics Europe No P98 - CAS No 569646-79-3 - Submission II (eye irritation)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 107, October 2019, 104393

 

October 2019

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Final opinion on the safety of fragrance ingredient Acetylated Vetiver Oil (AVO) - (Vetiveria zizanioides root extract acetylated) - Submission III

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 107, October 2019, 104389

 

November 2018

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Final opinion on water-soluble zinc salts used in oral hygiene products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 99, November 2018, Pages 249-250

 

November 2018

Opinion of the scientific committee on consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of cosmetic ingredient phenylene bis-diphenyltriazine (CAS No 55514-22-2) - S86

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 99, November 2018, Pages 129-130

 

October 2018

Opinion of the scientific committee on consumer safety (SCCS) – Revision of the Opinion on hydroxyapatite (nano) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 98, October 2018, Pages 274-275

 

August 2017

Opinion of the scientific committee on consumer safety (SCCS) – Final version of the opinion on Ethylzingerone - ‘Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone’ (HEPB) - Cosmetics Europe No P98 - in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 88, August 2017, Pages 330-331

 

August 2017

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) - Final opinion on Polyaminopropyl Biguanide (PHMB) in cosmetic products - Submission III

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 88, August 2017, Pages 328-329

 

April 2017

List of opinions of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) adopted and published in July to December 2016

Contact Dermatitis
Volume 76, Issue 4, pages 256, April 2017

 

March 2017

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Final version of the Opinion on Vitamin A (retinol, retinyl acetate and retinyl palmitate) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 84, March 2017, Pages 102-104

 

December 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Final version of the opinion on Eco G+ in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 82, December 2016, Pages 157

 

04 November 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Final version of the opinion on decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (cyclopentasiloxane, D5) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 83, February 2017, Pages 117–118

 

December 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Final version of the opinion on Phenoxyethanol in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 82, December 2016, Pages 156

 

August 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Second revision of the opinion on carbon black, nano-form, in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 79, August 2016, Pages 103–104

 

August 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Revision of the opinion on o-Phenylphenol, Sodium o-phenylphenate and Potassium o-phenylphenate (OPP), in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 79, August 2016, Pages 105

 

April 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on consumer safety (SCCS) - Opinion on the use of 2,20-methylene-bis-(6-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol) (nano) - S79 - In cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 76, April 2016, Pages 215–216

 

April 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of the use of Methylisothiazolinone (MI) (P94), in cosmetic products (sensitisation only)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 76, April 2016, Pages 211–212

 

April 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the fragrance ingredients Tagetes minuta and Tagetes patula extracts and essential oils (phototoxicity only) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 76, April 2016, Pages 213–214

 

February 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of the use of α-arbutin in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 74, February 2016, Pages 75–76

 

February 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of the use of deoxyarbutin in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 74, February 2016, Pages 77–78

 

February 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Revision of the opinion on the safety of the use of Silica, Hydrated Silica, and Silica Surface Modified with Alkyl Silylates (nano form) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 74, February 2016, Pages 79–80

 

December 2015

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of the use of β-arbutin in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 3, December 2015, Pages 866–867

 

December 2015

Opinion of the scientific committee on consumer safety (SCCS) – 2nd Revision of the safety of the use of poly(hexamethylene) biguanide hydrochloride or polyaminopropyl biguanide (PHMB) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 3, December 2015, Pages 885–886

 

December 2015

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – Revision of the opinion on the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 3, December 2015, Pages 1005–1006

 

November 2015

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Revision of the opinion on the safety of the use of titanium dioxide, nano form, in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 2, November 2015, Pages 669–670

 

November 2015

Revision of the opinion on peanut oil – Sensitisation only

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 2, November 2015, Pages 667

 

November 2015

Revision of the opinion on hydrolysed wheat proteins – Sensitisation only

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 2, November 2015, Pages 668

 

August 2015

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) – The safety of the use of formaldehyde in nail hardeners

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 72, Issue 3, August 2015, Pages 658–659

 

April 2015

List of opinions of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) adopted in 2014

Contact Dermatitis
Volume 72, Issue 4, pages 259–261, April 2015

 

Medical devices

October 2021

Final opinion on the safety of breast implants in relation to anaplastic large cell lymphoma: Report of the scientific committee on health, emerging and environmental risks (SCHEER)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 125, October 2021, 104982

 

December 2019

Guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence of phthalates in certain medical devices covering phthalates which are carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic to reproduction (CMR) or have endocrine-disrupting (ED) properties

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology

 

August 2016

The safety of the use of bisphenol A in medical devices

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 79, August 2016, Pages 106–107

 

August 2016

The safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 79, August 2016, Pages 108–109

 

April 2016

The safety of medical devices containing DEHP plasticized PVC or other plasticizers on neonates and other groups possibly at risk (2015 update)

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology

Volume 76, April 2016, Pages 209–210

 

August 2015

Safety of dental amalgam and its alternatives: SCENIHR publishes final Opinion
Final Opinion from the SCENIHR on the safety of medical devices containing phthalates (DEHP)
SCENIHR issues preliminary Opinion on safety of surgical meshes used in urogynaecological surgery
 (pdf version)

Journal of Medical Device Regulation - August 2015

 

June 2015

Opinion on environmental risks and indirect health effects of mercury from dental amalgam

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 72, Issue 1, June 2015, Pages 85–86

 

May 2015

SCENIHR final Opinion on the safety of the use of bisphenol A in medical devices (pdf version)

Journal of Medical Device Regulation - May 2015

 

February 2015

Guidance on the determination of potential health effects of nanomaterials used in medical devices - official opinion of the SCENIHR
Safety of metal-on-metal joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants - official Opinion of the SCENIHR

Journal of Medical Device Regulation - February 2015

 

Nanotechnologies

September 2021

The SCCS Scientific Advice on the Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetics

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
September 2021, 105046

 

April 2020

The SCCS guidance on the safety assessment of nanomaterials in cosmetics

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 112, April 2020, 104611

 

October 2018

Opinion of the scientific committee on consumer safety (SCCS) – Revision of the Opinion on hydroxyapatite (nano) in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 98, October 2018, Pages 274-275

 

August 2016

Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Second revision of the opinion on carbon black, nano-form, in cosmetic products

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 79, August 2016, Pages 103-104

 

April 2015

Nanosilver: Safety, health and environmental effects and role in antimicrobial resistance

Materials Today
March 2015

 

Non Animal Testing

April 2020

The way forward for assessing the human health safety of cosmetics in the EU - Workshop proceedings

Toxicology
Volume 436, 30 April 2020, 152421

 

October 2017

Use of non-human primate disease models

Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models
Volume 23, Pages 1-56 (Spring 2017)

 

Physical risks

January 2017

Article on the Opinion on Biological effects of ultraviolet radiation relevant to health with particular reference to sunbeds for cosmetic purposes (Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks)

Pubblicazione Notiziario, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
page 15-16


September 2015

Electromagnetic fields: activities in the European Commission with a focus on research projects and the Scientific Committee of Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR).

Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine
Electromagn Biol Med 2015 Sep;34(3):171-4

 

September 2015

Opinion on potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields

Bioelectromagnetics
Volume 36, Issue 6, pages 480–484, September 2015

 

Public Health

March 2018

Recommendations to the European Commission implementing a priority list of additives that should have more stringent reporting requirements: the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR)

BMJ Journals
Volume 27, Issue 2

 

Risk assessment

December 2021

The SCCS Notes of Guidance for the testing of cosmetic ingredients and their safety evaluation, 11th revision, 30–31 March 2021, SCCS/1628/21

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 127, December 2021, 105052

 

Synthetic biology

August 2016

Scientific Opinion on Risk Assessment of Synthetic Biology

Trends in Biotechnology
Michelle M.Epstein and Theo Vermeire
Volume 34, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages 601–603

 

January 2015

What are the risks of DIY synthetic biology?

The Guardian
Science Weekly podcast

 

January 2015

Editorial: Judging synthetic biology risks

Science Magazine
Science 9 January 2015
Vol. 347 no. 6218 p. 107

 

Toys

October 2016

Migration limits for children's toys are nothing to play with

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 80, October 2016, Pages 272–273

 

November 2015

Does the EU migration level of chromium VI in toys need to be lowered?

Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
Volume 73, Issue 2, November 2015, Pages 687–688

 

Water Quality

April 2018

Proposed EU minimum quality requirements for water reuse in agricultural irrigation and aquifer recharge: SCHEER scientific advice

Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health
Volume 2, April 2018, Pages 7–11