HEMA in UV Nail Polishes

Update: Future Restriction of HEMA and Di-HEMA Trimethylhexyl Dicarbamate April 9th, 2020 Hydroxyethylmethacrylate (HEMA) and Di-HEMA Trimethylhexyl Dicarbamate (Di-HEMA TMHDC) are two colorless viscous liquids that readily polymerize when exposed to UV-light. Because of their physical properties, these monomers are typically used in nail enhancement products. In 2016, Sweden activated the Safeguard Clause (Article 27 […]

Insolubility of Silica and its Classification as Nanomaterial

Update March 4th, 2020 As reported below, the SCCS released a new interpretation regarding the classification of silica as ‘Nanomaterial’. This one has a considerable impact on all cosmetic brands using Silica in their products and it mainly affects the make-up product category. Indeed, the SCCS strongly contradicts the position of the industry and concludes […]

Cosmetics Compliance in UK: BREXIT Update

The United Kingdom will formally leave the European Union on January 31st, 2020. As communicated previously via information letter, BIORIUS will assist you with the compliance of your products on both sides of the Channel. Please note that cosmetic companies will benefit from a transition period until December 31st, 2020 to comply with the new rules applied […]

Publication of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice

Update December 16th, 2019 The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) published the Notification Letter related to the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice. The numerous requirements of this Amendment will be enforced on January 10th, 2020. All fragrances will have to comply with the 49th IFRA Amendment within 25 months. Although IFRA Standards are self-regulation, the European Authorities […]

The ‘Omnibus Regulation’

‘Omnibus Regulation 2019’ : Update December 13th, 2019 As estimated below, the Omnibus Regulation 2019 has been published and we invite you to consult the legal text EU No 2019/1966. The main (if not unique) impact of this new Regulation on the cosmetic industry concerns the use of Salicylic Acid and its salts. Furthermore, the transition period […]

Contact

Rue Joseph Wauters, 113
7170 Manage, Belgium

+32 2 888 40 10
+44 20 3866 1208

info@biorius.com

Google Maps

© Copyright - 2008 – 2020 BIORIUS