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Methyl-N-methylanthranilate (M-N-MA)



Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?




Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
15/05/2023 28/07/2023 - 06/07/2024 Allowed use for leave on products: 0.1%; for rinse off products 0.2% The Cosmetic Products (Restriction of Chemical Substances) Regulations 2023 WTO
31/01/2022 21/08/2022 - 21/11/2022 Methyl-N-methylanthranilate (M-N-MA) added to Annex III. Its use is allowed: (1) Up to 0.1% in leave-on products (2) Up to 0.2% in rinse-off products. Moreover, (a) It cannot be used with nitrosating agents; (b) Maximum nitrosamine content: 50 μg/kg; (c) Keep in nitrite-free containers; (d) it cannot be used in leave-on sunscreen products and products marketed for exposure to natural or artificial UV light. Deadlines: 21/08/2022 for placing on the market, 21/11/2022 for making available on the market. Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/135 EC Restrictions on the use of M-N-MA in cosmetics