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Dihydroxyacetone

CAS Nr.

96-26-4

Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?

Yes

Entries

III/321

Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
05/07/2021 26/01/2022 - 22/04/2022 Dihydroxyacetone has been added to Annex III to the EU Cosmetics Regulation. Therefore, its used will be allowed only: (1) In hair dye substance in non-oxidative dye products up to a concentration of 6,25% max. (2) In self-tanning products up to a concentration of 10% max. Deadlines: from January 26, 2022 cosmetics not compliant with the above restrictions shall not be placed on the EU market; from April 22, 2022, they shall not be made available on the EU market. Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/1099 EC