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Piperazine - HAA299 (nano)



Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?

Annex VI



Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
10/11/2022 10/11/2022 Piperazine (nano) has been added to the list of UV filters allowed for use in cosmetic products (Annex VI to the EU Cosmetics Regulation). The sum of Piperazine and Piperazine (nano) shall not exceeed 10%. Therefore, it can be used as a UV filter up to a maximum concentration of 10%. Moreover, it cannot be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end user’s lungs by inhalation. Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/2195 EC
N/A N/A According to the draft Regulation, HAA299 (nano) will be added to Annex VI and allowed for use as an UV filter up to 10%. In case of combined use of HAA299 and HA299 (nano), the sum shall not exceed 10%. The Regulation is expected to be published by the end of 2022 Draft Regulation, WTO Notification EC Amendments to Annexes III and VI to the EU Cosmetics Regulation
22/07/2021 N/A SCCS Final opinion 1634/21: the use of HAA299 (nano) as UV filter in cosmetics is safe up to a maximum concentration of 10% in dermally-applied products. Not to be used in preparations that could lead to inhalation exposure. TBC In light of this opinion and of the SCCS opinion 1533/14, HA299 (nano) and its bulk form may be listed in Annex VI to the EU Cosmetics Regulation SCCS Final opinion 1634/21 SCCS SCCS meetings: Keep up with cosmetics news!