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Fumed Silica (nano)





Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?



Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
The EU Commission is considering a potential Omnibus act on nanomaterials. The cosmetic industry is expected to submit a dossier to defend the use of Fumed Silica (nano) by the end of December 2021. In Q1 2022, the SCCS will make their assessment on the safety of Fumed Silica (nano) used in cosmetic products - Based on the results of SCCS's evaluation, the EU Commission will take its decision to ban or restrict the substance. TBC