Salicylic acid

Salicylic acid

Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1966 of 27 November 2019 amending and correcting Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products.

The folllowing corrigendum have been made regarding the use of salicylic acid (CAS Nr. 69-72-7) in cosmetic products: rinse-off hair products max concentration – 3.0%; Other products except body lotion, eye shadow, mascara, eyeliner, lipstick, roll-on deodorant max concentration – 2.0%; not to be used in preparations for children under 3 years of age, in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user’s lungs by inhalation, in oral products, for purposes other than inhibiting the development of micro-organisms in the product. This purpose has to be apparent from the presentation of the product.