Thanks to this document, the Babylonian confusion of tongues will never be repeated… at least not in cosmetics. This decision defines a glossary of common ingredient names for use in the labelling of cosmetic products.
ECHA implements EU chemicals legislation to protect our health and environment. On its website you can find all the relevant information on the chemical industry, legislation and a great database of chemicals so you can check for yourself how safe your cosmetics are.
The Bible of cosmetics regulation in the EU. The Regulation regulates the composition, labelling and packaging of finished cosmetic products to ensure a high level of protection of human health.
Scientific studies mentioned in our e-learning
- A biomonitoring study assessing the exposure of young German adults to butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)
- Confidence interval function analysis to evaluate the risk of mesothelioma among an expanded international cohort of cosmetic talc miners and millers
- Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Risk of Endometriosis
- Epigenetic Transgenerational Actions of Endocrine Disruptors and Male Fertility
- Is the commonly used UV filter benzophenone-3 a risk factor for the nervous system?
- Sun Exposure and Protection Index (SEPI) and Self-Estimated Sun Sensitivity
- Sunlight and Vitamin D
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