2 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/680 and 2019/681, to amend the Annex II and Annex VI to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. This regulation shall enter into force on 21 May 2019. This regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.


The directive (EU) 2019/680 and 2019/681 are amended as follows:

  1. From 22 November 2019 hair dye products, including eyebrow dye products, and eyelash dye products containing the substances prohibited by this Regulation shall not be placed on the Union market.
  2. From 22 February 2020 hair dye products, including eyebrow dye products, and eyelash dye products containing the substances prohibited by this Regulation shall not be made available on the Union market.

The following entry is added to Annex II:

Reference number

Chemical name/INN/XAN

CAS number

EC number

1384

2-chlorobenzene-1,4-diamine (2-Chloro-p-Phenylenediamine), its sulfate and dihydrochloride salts when used as a substance in hair dye products, including eyebrow dye products, and eyelash dye products

615-66-7

61702-44-1 (sulfate)

615-46-3 (dihydrochloride)

 

210-441-2

 

262-915-3

 

210-427-6

The following entry is added to Annex VI:

 

Substance identification

Conditions

Reference number

Chemical name/INN/XAN

Name of Common Ingredients Glossary

CAS number

EC number

Maximum concentration in ready for use preparation

Other

a

b

c

d

e

g

h

31

3,3′-(1,4-Phenylene)bis(5,6-diphenyl-1,2,4-triazine)

Phenylene Bis-Diphenyltriazine

55514-22-2

700-823-1

5%

Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end user's lungs by inhalation.

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OJ released the directive (EU) 2019/680 to amend the Annex VI of cosmetics regulation

OJ released the directive (EU) 2019/681 to amend the Annex II of cosmetics regulation

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