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Sunscreen products

  • Cosmetics Europe Recommendation N.26 on the use of alternative methods to ISO 24444:2019
  • ISO 24444:2019/AMD 1:2022 – Cosmetics – Sun protection test methods – In vivo determination of the sun protection factor (SPF) – Amendment 1
  • ISO 24443:2021 – Cosmetics – Determination of sunscreen UVA photoprotection in vitro
  • ISO 24442:2022 – Cosmetics Sun protection test Methods – In vivo determination of sunscreen UVA protection
  • ISO/CD 23698 – Cosmetics Sun protection test Methods -Measurement of the Sunscreen Efficacy by Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy
  • ISO/CD 23675 – Cosmetics – Sun protection test Methods – In Vitro determination of Sun Protection Factor
  • Standardisation mandate assigned to CEN concerning methods for testing efficacy of sunscreen products (EC) 
  • Data base for standardisation mandates (EC) 
  • Recommendation on the efficacy of sunscreen products and the claims made relating to them (EC) 
  • Press release: Better protection from sun after European Commission action, 2007 (EC) 
  • Press memo: Sunscreen products: What matters? 2007 (EC) 
  • Article on sunscreens (Health and Consumer Voice, 2006) 
  • Blue light and infrared: Test extended sun protection (Cosmetics Business) 
  • Nano-sized UV filter passes EU Cosmetic Regulation (Cosmetics Design Europe) 
  • SCCS Opinion, 30 July 2018:  the   SCCS   considers   Phenylene   Bis-Diphenyltriazine,  S86,  safe  for  use  as  a  UV-filter  in  sunscreen  products  at  a  concentration  up to 5% (EC) 
  • SCCS Final Opinion on UV filter S87 (EC) 
  • Revision of the opinion on  2-(4-(2-(4-Diethylamino-2-hydroxy-benzoyl)-benzoyl)-piperazine-1-carbonyl)-phenyl)-(4-diethylamino-2-hydroxyphenyl)-methanone(HAA299 )as UV filter in sunscreen products (EC)