7 May 2019, the Official Journal of European Union released the directive (EU) 2019/698, to amend the Annex III and Annex V to Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on cosmetics products. This regulation shall enter into force on 26 May 2019. This regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.


The directive (EU) 2019/698 is amended as follows:

  1. From 27 November 2019 cosmetic products containing 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one for other than preservation purposes and not complying with the restrictions laid down in this Regulation shall not be placed on the Union market.

  2. From 27 February 2020 cosmetic products containing 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one for other than preservation purposes and not complying with the restrictions laid down in this Regulation shall not be made available on the Union market.

  3. From 27 November 2019 cosmetic products containing 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one for preservation purposes and not complying with the conditions laid down in this Regulation shall not be placed on the Union market.

  4. From 27 February 2020 cosmetic products containing 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one for preservation purposes and not complying with the conditions laid down in this Regulation shall not be made available on the Union market.

The following entry is added to Annex III:

Reference number

Substance identification

Restrictions

Chemical name/INN/XAN

Name of Common Ingredients Glossary

CAS number

EC number

Product type, body parts

Maximum concentration in ready for use preparation

Other

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

310

1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)- 1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3- dimethylbutan-2-one

Climbazole

38083-17-9

253-775-4

Rinse-off anti-dandruff shampoo

2.0%

For purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product.

Entry 32 in Annex V is replaced by the following text, which shall apply from 27 November 2019.

Reference number

Substance identification

Conditions

Chemical name/INN/XAN

Name of Common Ingredients Glossary

CAS number

EC number

Product type, body parts

Maximum concentration in ready for use preparation

Other

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

32

1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-1-(imidazol-1-yl)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-one

Climbazole

38083-17-9

253-775-4

(a) Hair lotions

(b) Face creams

(c) Foot care products

(d) Rinse-off shampoo

(a) 0.2%

(b) 0.2%

(c) 0.2%

(d) 0.5%

 



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