It also looks at the final opinions of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) for 2019 and for the first quarter of 2020.
Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1857
Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1857 amends entry 27a for titanium dioxide (nano) in annex VI. It adopts the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety and permits the use of titanium dioxide (nano) sunscreens coated with a combination of silica up to 16% and cetyl phosphate up to 6%; alumina up to 7% and manganese dioxide up to 0.7%; alumina up to 3% and triethoxycaprylylsilane up to 9%.1 The regulation does not permit titanium dioxide (nano) sunscreens with these coatings to be used in products that may be inhaled in to the consumer’s lungs. Titanium dioxide (nano) coated with alumina and manganese dioxide must not be used in lip products due to the harmful effects of ingesting manganese dioxide. For face products containing titanium dioxide (nano) coated wit