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Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards substances in tattoo inks or permanent make-up (10 page(s), in English; 12 page(s), in English)
Reference: G/TBT/N/EU/709

Date of arrival: 2020 April 07     -     Final date for comments: 2020 June 06


: This draft Regulation relates to a new entry of Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. It would restrict the placing on the market and the use of substances in mixtures for use for tattooing purposes. These substances are: i. substances with harmonised classification under Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP) as carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or toxicity to reproduction, skin sensitisation, skin corrosion or irritation and serious eye damage or irritation; ii. substances prohibited by the Cosmetic Products Regulation, Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 Annex II and Annex IV under specific conditions as listed in its columns g, h and i and iii. impurities exceeding the concentration limits as listed in the Appendix to the draft Commission Regulation. Application of the restriction is deferred for 1 year to allow sufficient time to adapt and achieve compliance with the Regulation.


Protection of Human Health or Safety

Fields of Activity

Cosmetics. Toiletries

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