Statutory Instruments

The European Communities (Cosmetic Products) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2006

The purpose of the Regulations is to update the law in relation to the manufacture, marketing and sale of cosmetic products by the implementation of Commission Directive 2005/52/EC

The Regulations provide for an extension of the period during which certain hair dyes may continue to be used in cosmetic products. During this period, the additional information submitted by the industry will be examined by the EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP). In the meantime, the use of the hair dyes concerned continues to be permitted on a provisional basis subject to the restrictions and conditions laid down in Schedule 3, Part 2 of the principal Regulations

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