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On December 15, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer ceo娱乐网投 (ceo娱乐网投) of the European Union issued the preliminary opinion(ceo娱乐网投/1660/23) on Benzophenone-4. The deadline for comments is set for 16 February 2024.

The ceo娱乐网投 concludes the following:

1. In light of the data provided and taking into consideration the concerns related to the potential endocrine-disrupting properties of benzophenone-4, does the ceo娱乐网投 consider benzophenone-4 safe when used as UV-Filter in cosmetic products up to a maximum concentration of 5%?

On the basis of the safety assessment, and considering the concerns related to the potential endocrine disrupting properties of benzophenone-4, the ceo娱乐网投 is of the opinion that benzophenone-4 is safe when used as UV filter up to a maximum concentration of 5% in sunscreen, face, and hand cream, lipstick, sunscreen propellant spray and pump spray, when used separately or in combination (based on deterministic aggregated exposure).

2. Alternatively, what is according to the ceo娱乐网投 the maximum concentration considered safe for the use of benzophenone-4 in cosmetic products?


3. Does the ceo娱乐网投 have any further scientific concerns with regard to the use of benzophenone-4 in cosmetic products?


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