Public consultation: scientific advice on safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has published its advice on the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics for consultation. This advice outlines certain aspects of nanomaterials that are a basis for safety concerns for consumers’ health when used in cosmetic products. It also includes a review of previous inconclusive opinions on three nanomaterials to identify whether there is a scientific basis for concern over their safety.

Deadline for comments is 2 November 2020.