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Acid Yellow 3



Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?



– IV/82

– Annex III

Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
10/11/2022 01/07/2023 Acid Yellow 3 is added to Annex III and it is allowed for use in non-oxidative hair dye products up to a maximum concentration of 0,5%. Deadlines: from July 1, 2023, for placing on the market and from January 1, 2024, for making available on the market (released for distribution or use) Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/2195 EC
N/A N/A According to the draft Regulation, Acid Yellow 3 will be added to Annex III. Its use will be permitted up to 0.5% in non-oxidative hair dye products. The Regulation is expected to be published by the end of 2022. The use of Acid Yellow 3 as a colorant will remain permitted as set in Annex IV Draft Regulation - WTO Notification EC Amendments to Annexes III and VI to the EU Cosmetics Regulation