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Risk assessment on catalogue of nanomaterials

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06/10/2020 N/A The SCCS has performed a risk assessment of the catalogue of nanomaterials published last year, identifying specific concerns. The most scrutinized substances are Colloidal Silver (nano), Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer (nano), Silica, hydrated silica, and silica surface modified with Alkyl Silycates (nano). . Some of the substances included in this Scientific Advice are being evaluated by the SCCS, so further updates and new opinions are expected. As such, special care is to be taken when evaluating nanomaterials included in cosmetic products.  Scientific Advice on the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics - Preliminary opinion - SCCS 1618/20 SCCS