(Stay tuned to P&F's September 2015 issue which features an exclusive interview with IFRA's scientific director Matthias Vey).
The amendment to the Code of Practice includes:
1. Three new Standards based on the dermal sensitization Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)
2. One revised Standard, based on the dermal sensitization QRA, with a corrected maximum pragmatic use level
3. Two new Standards prohibiting the use due to insufficient data for safety assessment
4. Revised policy on combined use of four phototoxic ingredients and clarification on the application scope of all phototoxicity Standards
5. Revised Standard on Methyl eugenol on the restriction level for non-skin products
6. Three Standards revised for clarification
7. Three revised Standards due to the addition of new CAS Numbers
8. Other updated information
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