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European Union Council approves Cosmetics Regulation

The European Union Council approved the updated European Cosmetics Regulation, agreeing with the text (on nanomaterials) adopted by the European Parliament in March 2009. The approved text requires the manufacturers of new cosmetic products containing nanomaterials to notify the European Commission (EC) and provide certain information six months before the product is placed on the European market.


Follow these links to download the text approved by the European Union Council, or to find out more about the recast of the European Cosmetics Regulation.

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