Following its 129th meeting in December 2013, the CIR Expert Panel has made available seven final (or amended final) safety assessments covering around 150 cosmetic ingredients. These assessments summarise the available data and possible human health effects for each compound as used in cosmetic products. The following chemicals, and groups of chemicals, are covered:

  • Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)-derived ingredients
  • alumina and aluminium hydroxide
  • amino acid alkyl amides
  • Anthemis nobilis (Roman chamomile)-derived ingredients
  • Chamomilla recutita (German chamomile)-derived ingredient
  • formic acid and sodium formate
  • phytosterols

In addition, the meeting also saw the approval of five tentative safety assessments.

All the ingredients reviewed at this meeting have been determined to be safe in the current uses, concentrations and conditions as described in the CIR reports.

Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel. Findings of 129th meeting held on 9-10 December 2013.


The above items were taken from the January/February 2014 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here

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