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EU Regulatory Update: Recast of the Cosmetics Directive Published
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
Posted: January 12, 2010
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Considering that toxicity studies are requested for the safety assessments, it is important to note the provisions of the animal testing ban according to the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetics Directive and the respective deadlines specified on Oct. 1, 2004, which have been fully resumed for Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009.
Summary of Key Deadlines
Jan. 11, 2010: Enaction of the new regulations
July 11, 2013: Effective date for the majority of the regulation's provisions
Dec.1, 2010: Effective date for provisions on prohibition of CMR substances
Jan. 11, 2013: Effective date for notification provisions on nanomaterials