Following its 127th meeting in June 2013, the CIR Expert Panel has made available a number of safety assessments covering hundreds of cosmetics ingredients. These assessments summarise the data and possible health effects for each compound as used in cosmetic products. Final assessments have been released for:

  • animal- and plant-derived amino acids (21 ingredients)
  • boron nitride
  • Hypericum perforatum-derived ingredients (7 ingredients)
  • nitrocellulose and colloidon

In addition, the meeting also saw the approval of 8 tentative safety assessments:

  • Achillea millefolium-derived ingredients (3 ingredients)
  • alkyl PEG/PPG ethers (131 ingredients)
  • alumina and aluminium hydroxide
  • hydroxypropyl bis(N-hydroxyethyl-p-phenylenediamine) HCl
  • isethionate salts (12 ingredients)
  • methyl glucose polyethers and esters (25 ingredients)
  • polyquaternium-22 and -39
  • tromethamine (3 ingredients)

All of the ingredients reviewed at this meeting have been found to be safe at the uses and concentrations described in the CIR reports.
Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel. Findings of 127th meeting held on 10-11 June 2013.



The above item was taken from the July 2013 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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