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Testing guidance

The "Notes of Guidance for testing of Cosmetic Ingredients and Their Safety Evaluation by the SCCP" contains relevant information on the different aspects of testing and safety evaluation of cosmetic ingredients.

It is designed to provide guidance to public authorities and cosmetic industry, in order to improve harmonized compliance with Directive 76/768/EEC and in particular with the sixth (Directive 93/35/EEC) and the seventh (Directive 2003/15/EC) amendments of this Directive. These notes of guidance also set out the essential information required in a safety file submitted for evaluation to the SCCP.

You may find here the testing guidance document [650 KB] (latest revision: 6th Revision adopted by the SCCP on 19 December 2006 [650 KB] )

The testing guidance document refers to OECD-testing guidelines.

Last update: 13/07/2010 | Top