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IFRA  51st has been notified

The final publication of the IFRA 51st amendment is now out. You can find all the detailed documentation related to this new amendment on the IFRA website. It consists in numerous changes like: This amendment will enter into force progressively:    Date for Standards entering into force for new creations Date for Standards entering into […]

Omnibus VI Regulation published

The Omnibus VI Regulation has been published. It consists in a ban in Europe of 30 CMR classified ingredients from cosmetics. Omnibus VI Regulation: The cosmetic industry will mostly be impacted by the prohibition of Margoza Extract, Theophylline, Pentasodium Pentetate, Pentetic Acid, Trimethylolpropane Triacrylate and Benzophenone and Cumene (both mainly used as or present in […]

Labelling of additional fragrance allergens

New EU allergens labeling regulation:  The European Commission published on the 27th of July 2023 Regulation (EU) 2023/1545 introducing news rules for allergens labeling and 56 new ingredients to label. This Regulation introduces several changes to Annex III of Cosmetic Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009: How to label allergens? The allergens listed in annex I must be disclosed if their […]

Cyclotetrasiloxane (D4), Cyclopentasiloxane (D5) and Cyclohexasiloxane (D6) restrictions in wash-off and leave-on cosmetic products

BIORIUS Information Letter 118: The so awaited D4, D5 and D6 restrictions in wash-off and leave-on cosmetic products are notified The Draft Regulation on Cyclotetrasiloxane (D4), Cyclopentasiloxane (D5) and Cyclohexasiloxane (D6) has been notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the 22nd of June (HERE and HERE). This Regulation will amend the Annex XVII […]

Responsible Person in USA

BIORIUS International Information Letter 006: Clarification regarding the definition of a Responsible Person in USA Responsible Person in USA: in our previous article regarding the Modernization of the Cosmetic Regulation Act, we informed you that a responsible person must be designated for each cosmetic product made available on the market. The Responsible Person must: On […]

Alpha-Arbutin, Retinol, Vitamin A, Kojic Acid, … : new draft regulation

BIORIUS Information Letter 117: New draft regulation on Vitamin A, Alpha-Arbutin, Arbutin and certain substances with potential endocrine disrupting properties A new Draft Regulation has been notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on the 8th of June. This Regulation aims to modify the annexes of Regulation 1223/2009 to align with recent Scientific Committee on […]

Enforcement of the REACh Regulation in the Cosmetics Industry

” Since February 2023, France and Italy have started to implement their control strategies, verifying REACh restriction compliance at customs checkpoints for products entering the EU. As a result, many cosmetic brands have been blocked at customs for failing to demonstrate compliance with REACh. “ Executive Summary In 2019, the REACH Enforcement Forum of ECHA […]