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NIA Consultation on SCCS Nano TiO2 as UV-filter in Sprays Draft Opinion
On 7 March 2017, the Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety of the European Commission (SCCS) released a draft opinion on nano titanium dioxide (TiO2) used as a UV-filter in sprayable cosmetics. SCCS will receive comments on this opinion until 14 May 2017. The previous opinion on nano- TiO2 had expressed 'concerns over the safety of TiO2...
SCCS considers Three coated Nano TiO2 Safe for use as UV-filter in Cosmetics
On 7 March 2017, the Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety of the European Commission (SCCS) finalised its opinion on the safety of the nanoform of titanium dioxide (TiO2) used as UV-filter in dermally-applied cosmetics and coated with cetyl phosphate, manganese dioxide or triethoxycaprylylsilane. The Scientific Committee observed that evidence...
Council releases Position on Medical Devices Regulation ahead of European Parliament committee vote on 21 March - UPDATE
** UPDATE: the European Parliament will first vote on the text in Committee on 21 March 2017, the text should then be voted upon in Plenary Session on 4 April 2017 ** On 7 March 2017, the Council of the European Union released its position with a view to the adoption of a Regulation on Medical Devices. The Council, the European Parliament and the...