Watch-out database → Detailed ingredient information:
Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?
– Not a cosmetic ingredient
– An unauthorized medicine
– Its use is illegal
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|Melanotan 2 (MT2) is not a cosmetic ingredient. MT2 is a medicine and, at the moment, it is not authorized because of the adverse effects linked to its use. Hence, the marketing of products that contain MT2 is illegal.||HPRA alert on dangerous Melanotan 2 in self-tanning products|