Watch-out database → Detailed ingredient information:

Octocrylene

CAS Nr.

6197-30-4

Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?

Yes

Entries

VI/10

Other observations

– Identified as potential endocrine disruptor – Group A

 

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
30-31/03/2021 No timeline applicable for now POTENTIAL ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR - SCCS Final opinion: Octocrylene is safe at concentrations of up to 10% when used individually or together as a UV-filter in cosmetic products, i.e. in sunscreen cream/lotion, sunscreen pump spray, face cream, hand cream and lipstick. However, the use in sunscreen propellant spray is considered safe when its concentration does not exceed 9% when used together with face cream, hand cream and lipstick containing 10% Octocrylene. SCCS Final Opinion 1627/21 SCCS