Public consultation on the SCCP preliminary report on Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Productsslide

The European Commission has requested the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) to prepare an opinion on "Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products'. The preliminary version of the opinion can be found herepdf.

The SCCP has adopted a preliminary report on the risk assessment of nanomaterials on 19 June 2007. The report provides a review of the applicability of currently available risk assessment methods to nanomaterials in cosmetic products, recommends a general approach the in order to assess the health risks of nanomaterials in cosmetic products and identifies data and methodological gaps where further research and development is needed.

Interested parties are invited to submit their comments on the preliminary opinion via the following website.

A document on Guidelines for submission of contributions, containing the criteria for the public consultation and guidance for submission, can be found here

Deadline for the submission of comments is 6 September 2007.:

Please note that comments received after the deadline CANNOT be taken into account

Please note that comments which do not relate to the scope of this public consultation or do not comply with the criteria for these public consultations will not be considered.

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