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Hearing on Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetic Products

To be held in Brussels, Monday 5 March 2012

Time: From 9:00 till 17:00

Venue: Conference Centre A. Borchette (CCAB), Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels. Meeting room first floor 1-B. Metro Schuman.

On 5 March 2012, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) advising the European Commission, will be organizing a scientific hearing on the preliminary opinion on Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetic Products, recently approved for public consultation.

The opinion has been published on the internet for public consultation and is available at the following URL:

The deadline for submission of comments is 17 February 2012 (extended until 29 February 2012) .

The planned hearing aims to complement the internet consultation and to provide stakeholders and the public with an opportunity to present to the SCCS Working Group experts scientific evidence and argumentation on the subject of the opinion.


Should you be interested in attending the hearing, please register using the form below by the deadline of 17 February 2012 (extended until 29 February 2012). A response confirming your participation will be sent to you as soon as possible and no later than the registration deadline.

Please note that as space to this meeting is limited, potential participants are strongly advised not to make any travel or accommodation arrangements until they receive a positive registration reply.

Participation in the meeting is free of charge, however, the Commission is not paying any travel or accomodation costs.