UPDATED! Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/35

UPDATED! Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/35

Cyclomethicone (CAS No 69430-24-6 / 556-67-2 / 541-02-6 / 540-97-6, EC No - / 209-136-7 / 208-764-9 / 208-762-8) is a mixture of low molecular weight volatile cyclic siloxanes, the principal ingredients of which are octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) and dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6), in varying proportions.

Cyclomethicone is PROHIBIDED in cosmetic, is added to Annex II, Reference number 1388, LIST OF SUBSTANCES PROHIBITED IN COSMETIC PRODUCTS) of the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 (See: Cosing - Cosmetic ingredient database).

We recommend to remove from market products containing this ingredient, change the Formulas, and conduct new tests.

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