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EC SCCS revises Zinc Oxide Opinion following Comments

Minutes from the 27th meeting of the ‘Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products Working Group (WG) have been released. It reveals that the zinc oxide opinion published earlier in 2012 had been ‘amended where found appropriate’ following a commenting period.

Work was said to be ongoing on both a draft opinion for titanium dioxide and S79. Potential new members for the group were also identified following ‘the call for expression of interest for experts in nanotechnology in relation to the safety assessment of nanomaterials in cosmetic products’.

The next meeting will be held on 29 January 2013.


Follow this link to read the minutes from the meeting. Follow this link to read the NIA’s reporting on the zinc oxide opinion and on the call for experts.

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