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Commission Directive 2008/42/EC of 3 April 2008 amending Council Directive 76/768/EEC, concerning cosmetic products, for the purpose of adapting Annexes II and III thereto to technical progress (Text with EEA relevance) (repealed)

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Commission Directive 2008/42/EC

of 3 April 2008

amending Council Directive 76/768/EEC, concerning cosmetic products, for the purpose of adapting Annexes II and III thereto to technical progress

(Text with EEA relevance) (repealed)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 76/768/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cosmetic products(1), and in particular Article 8(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) On the basis of the IFRA (International Fragrance Association) Code of Practice, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP)(2), identified substances used as fragrance compounds in cosmetic products for which some restrictions should be provided.

(2) Considering that whatever the function of these substances in cosmetic products is, it is the exposure to these substances which should be considered. Therefore, the restrictions should not be limited to the use of the identified substances as fragrance compounds in cosmetic products.

(3) However, sensitisation would not exist when the substance is used in oral products. Therefore, in order to ensure consistency, as some of these substances are authorised as flavouring substances by Commission Decision 1999/217/EC of 23 February 1999 adopting a register of flavouring substances used in or on foodstuffs drawn up in application of Regulation (EC) No 2232/96 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 October 1996(3), these restrictions should not apply to substances listed under this register.

(4) In the light of the opinions of the SCCP, it is necessary to amend the restrictions related to the identified substances which are already listed in Annex III to Directive 76/768/EEC under entries 45, 72, 73, 88 and 89. Furthermore, it is appropriate to include in that Annex those identified substances which are not yet listed with their respective restrictions, as well as, for consistency, substances belonging to the same family identified in Commission Decision 96/335/EC of 8 May 1996 establishing an inventory and a common nomenclature of ingredients employed in cosmetic products(4).

(5) Benzyl alcohol being listed twice in Annex III part 1, under reference numbers 45 and 68, the content of entry 68 as well as the new restrictions should be included in entry 45.

(6) Following clarification by the SCCP regarding Peru balsam, entry 1136 of Annex II should be amended.

(7) Directive 76/768/EEC should therefore be amended accordingly.

(8) In order to ensure a smooth progression from the existing formulae of cosmetic products to formulae which comply with the requirements laid down in this Directive, it is necessary to provide for appropriate transitional periods.

(9) The measures provided for in this Directive are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Cosmetic Products,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

Annexes II and III of Directive 76/768/EEC are amended in accordance with the Annex to this Directive.

Article 2

Member States shall take all necessary measures to ensure that products which fail to comply with this Directive are not sold or disposed of to the final consumer after 4 October 2009.

Article 3

1.Member States shall adopt and publish, by 4 October 2008 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall forthwith communicate to the Commission the text of those provisions and a correlation table between those provisions and this Directive.

They shall apply those provisions from 4 April 2009.

When Member States adopt those provisions, they shall contain a reference to this Directive or be accompanied by such a reference on the occasion of their official publication. Member States shall determine how such reference is to be made.

2.Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of national law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 4

This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Article 5

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 3 April 2008.

For the Commission

Günter Verheugen

Vice-President

ANNEX

Directive 76/768/EEC is amended as follows:

(1)

In Annex II, reference number 1136 is replaced by the following: ‘Exudation of Myroxylon pereirae (Royle) Klotzch (Peru balsam, crude); CAS No 8007-00-9) when used as fragrance ingredient’.

(2)

Part 1 of Annex III is amended as follows:

(a)

reference number 68 is deleted;

(b)

reference numbers 45, 72, 73, 88 and 89 are replaced by the following:

a

As a preservative, see Annex VI, Part 1, No 34.

b

This limit applies to the substance and not to the finished cosmetic product.’

Reference numberSubstanceRestrictionsConditions of use and warnings which must be printed on the label
Field of application and/or useMaximum authorised concentration in the finished cosmetic productOther limitations and requirements
abcdef
‘45

Benzyl alcohola

CAS No 100-51-6

(a)Solvent

(b)fragrance/aromatic compositions/their raw materials

(b)

The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 6(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds:

  • 0,001 % in leave-on products

  • 0,01 % in rinse-off products

72

Hydroxycitronellal

CAS No 107-75-5

(a)Oral products

(a) (b)

The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 6(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds:

  • 0,001 % in leave-on products

  • 0,01 % in rinse-off products

(b)Other products

(b)1,0 %

73

Isoeugenol

CAS No 97-54-1

(a)Oral products

(a) (b)

The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 6(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds:

  • 0,001 % in leave-on products

  • 0,01 % in rinse-off products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

88

d-Limonene

CAS No 5989-27-5

The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 6(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds:

  • 0,001 % in leave-on products

  • 0,01 % in rinse-off products

Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/Lb

89

Methyl 2-octynoate

CAS No 111-12-6

(a)Oral products

(a) (b)

The presence of the substance must be indicated in the list of ingredients referred to in Article 6(1)(g) when its concentration exceeds:

  • 0,001 % in leave-on products

  • 0,01 % in rinse-off products

Methyl heptine carbonate

(b)Other products

(b)0,01 % when used alone

When present in combination with methyl octine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product should not exceed 0,01 % (of which methyl octine carbonate should not be more than 0,002 %)

(c)

The following reference numbers 103 to 184 are added:

a

This limit applies to the substance and not to the finished cosmetic product.

b

The sum of those substances used in combination should not exceed the limits given in column d.’

Reference numberSubstanceRestrictionsConditions of use and warnings which must be printed on the label
Field of application and/or useMaximum authorised concentration in the finished cosmetic productOther limitations and requirements
abcdef
‘103

Abies alba cone oil and extract

CAS No 90028-76-5

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
104

Abies alba needle oil and extract

CAS No 90028-76-5

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
105

Abies pectinata needle oil and extract

CAS No 92128-34-2

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
106

Abies sibirica needle oil and extract

CAS No 91697-89-1

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
107

Abies balsamea needle oil and extract

CAS No 85085-34-3

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
108

Pinus mugo pumilio leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 90082-73-8

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
109

Pinus mugo leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 90082-72-7

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
110

Pinus sylvestris leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 84012-35-1

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
111

Pinus nigra leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 90082-74-9

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
112

Pinus palustris leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 97435-14-8

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
113

Pinus pinaster leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 90082-75-0

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
114

Pinus pumila leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 97676-05-6

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
115

Pinus species leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 94266-48-5

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
116

Pinus cembra leaf and twig oil and extract

CAS No 92202-04-5

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
117

Pinus cembra leaf and twig extract acetylated

CAS No 94334-26-6

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
118

Picea Mariana Leaf Oil and Extract

CAS No 91722-19-9

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
119

Thuja Occidentalis Leaf Oil and Extract

CAS No 90131-58-1

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
120

Thuja Occidentalis Stem Oil

CAS No 90131-58-1

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
121

3-Carene

CAS No 13466-78-9

3,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo[4.1.0]hept-3-ene (isodiprene)

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
122

Cedrus atlantica wood oil and extract

CAS No 92201-55-3

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
123

Cupressus sempervirens leaf oil and extract

CAS No 84696-07-1

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
124

Turpentine gum (Pinus spp.)

CAS No 9005-90-7

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
125

Turpentine oil and rectified oil

CAS No 8006-64-2

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
126

Turpentine, steam distilled (Pinus spp.)

CAS No 8006-64-2

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
127

Terpene alcohols acetates

CAS No 69103-01-1

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
128

Terpene hydrocarbons

CAS No 68956-56-9

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
129

Terpenes and terpenoids with the exception of limonene (d-, l-, and dl-isomers) listed under reference numbers 167, 168 and 88 of this Annex III, part 1

CAS No 65996-98-7

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
130

Terpene terpenoids sinpine

CAS No 68917-63-5

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
131

α-Terpinene

CAS No 99-86-5

p-Mentha-1,3-diene

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
132

γ-Terpinene

CAS No 99-85-4

p-Mentha-1,4-diene

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
133

Terpinolene

CAS No 586-62-9

p-Mentha-1,4(8)-diene

Peroxide value less than 10 mmoles/La
134

Acetyl hexamethyl indan

CAS No 15323-35-0

(a)Leave-on products

(a)2 %

1,1,2,3,3,6-Hexamethylindan-5-yl methyl ketone

(b)Rinse-off products

135

Allyl butyrate

CAS No 2051-78-7

2-Propenyl Butanoate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
136

Allyl cinnamate

CAS No 1866-31-5

2-Propenyl 3-Phenyl-2-propenoate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
137

Allyl cyclohexylacetate

CAS No 4728-82-9

2-Propenyl Cyclohexaneacetate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
138

Allyl cyclohexylpropionate

CAS No 2705-87-5

2-Propenyl 3-Cyclohexanepropanoate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
139

Allyl heptanoate

CAS No 142-19-8

2-Propenyl heptanoate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
140

Allyl caproate

CAS No 123-68-2

Allyl hexanoate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
141

Allyl isovalerate

CAS No 2835-39-4

2-Propenyl 3-Methyl-butanoate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
142

Allyl octanoate

CAS No 4230-97-1

2-Allyl caprylate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
143

Allyl phenoxyacetate

CAS No 7493-74-5

2-Propenyl Phenoxyacetate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
144

Allyl phenylacetate

CAS No 1797-74-6

2-Propenyl Benzeneacetate

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
145

Allyl 3,5,5-trimethylhexanoate

CAS No 71500-37-3

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
146

Allyl cyclohexyloxyacetate

CAS No 68901-15-5

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
147

Allyl isoamyloxyacetate

CAS No 67634-00-8

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
148

Allyl 2-methylbutoxyacetate

CAS No 67634-01-9

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
149

Allyl nonanoate

CAS No 7493-72-3

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
150

Allyl propionate

CAS No 2408-20-0

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
151

Allyl trimethylhexanoate

CAS No 68132-80-9

Level of free allyl alcohol in the ester should be less than 0,1 %
152

Allyl heptine carbonate

CAS No 73157-43-4

(allyl oct-2-ynoate)

0,002 %This material should not be used in combination with any other 2-alkynoic acid ester (e.g methyl heptine carbonate)
153

Amylcyclopentenone

CAS No 25564-22-1

2-Pentylcyclopent-2-en-1-one

0,1 %
154

Myroxylon balsamum var pereirae. extracts and distillates

CAS No 8007-00-9

Balsam Peru oil, absolute and anhydrol

(Balsam Oil Peru)

0,4 %
155

4-tert.-Butyldihydrocinnamaldehyde

CAS No 18127-01-0

3-(4-tert-Butylphenyl)propion-aldehyde

0,6 %
156

Cuminum cyminum fruit oil and extract

CAS No 84775-51-9

(a)Leave-on products

(b)Rinse-off products

(a)0,4 % of Cumin oil

157

cis-Rose ketone-1b

CAS No 23726-94-5

(Z)-1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-1-one

(cis-α-Damascone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

158

trans-Rose ketone-2b

CAS No 23726-91-2

(E)-1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-1-one

(trans-β-Damascone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

159

trans-Rose ketone-5b

CAS No 39872-57-6

(E)-1-(2,4,4-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-1-one

(Isodamascone)

0,02 %
160

Rose ketone-4b

CAS No 23696-85-7

1-(2,6,6-Trimethylcyclohexa-1,3-dien-1-yl)-2-buten-1-one (Damascenone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

161

Rose ketone-3b

CAS No 57378-68-4

1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-l-one

(Delta-Damascone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

162

cis-Rose ketone-2b

CAS No 23726-92-3

1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-l-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-l-one

(cis-β-Damascone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

163

trans-Rose ketone-1b

CAS No 24720-09-0

1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-l-one

(trans-α-Damascone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

164

Rose ketone-5b

CAS No 33673-71-1

1-(2,4,4-Trimethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-l-one

(b)0,02 %

165

trans-Rose ketone-3b

CAS No 71048-82-3

1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-l-one

(trans-delta-Damascone)

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,02 %

166

trans-2-hexenal

CAS No 6728-26-3

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,002 %

167

l-Limonene

CAS No 5989-54-8

(S)-p-Mentha-1,8-diene

Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/La
168

dl-Limonene (racemic)

CAS No 138-86-3

1,8(9)-p-Menthadiene; p-Mentha-1,8-diene

(Dipentene)

Peroxide value less than 20 mmoles/La
169

Perillaldehyde

CAS No 2111-75-3

p-Mentha-1,8-dien-7-al

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,1 %

170

Isobergamate

CAS No 68683-20-5

Menthadiene-7-methyl formate

0,1 %
171

Methoxy dicyclopentadiene carboxaldehyde

CAS No 86803-90-9

Octahydro-5-methoxy-4,7-Methano-1H-indene-2-carboxaldehyde

0,5 %
172

3-methylnon-2-enenitrile

CAS No 53153-66-5

0,2 %
173

Methyl octine carbonate

CAS No 111-80-8

Methyl non-2-ynoate

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,002 % when used alone

When present in combination with methyl heptine carbonate, the combined level in the finished product should not exceed 0,01 % (of which methyl octine carbonate should not be more than 0,002 %)

174

Amylvinylcarbinyl acetate

CAS No 2442-10-6

1-Octen-3-yl acetate

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,3 %

175

Propylidenephthalide

CAS No 17369-59-4

3-Propylidenephthalide

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,01 %

176

Isocyclogeraniol

CAS No 68527-77-5

2,4,6-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexene-1-methanol

0,5 %
177

2-Hexylidene cyclopentanone

CAS No 17373-89-6

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,06 %

178

Methyl heptadienone

CAS No 1604-28-0

6-Methyl-3,5-heptadien-2-one

(a)Oral products

(b)Other products

(b)0,002 %

179

p-methylhydrocinnamic aldehyde

CAS No 5406-12-2

Cresylpropionalde-hyde

p-Methyldihydrocinnamaldehyde

0,2 %
180

Liquidambar orientalis Balsam oil and extract

CAS No 94891-27-7

(styrax)

0,6 %
181

Liquidambar styraciflua balsam oil and extract

CAS No 8046-19-3

(styrax)

0,6 %
182

Acetyl hexamethyl tetralin

CAS No 21145-77-7

CAS No 1506-02-1

1-(5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-3,5,5,6,8,8-hexamethyl-2-naphthyl)ethan-1-one

(AHTN)

All cosmetic products, with the exception of oral products

(a)leave-on products: 0,1 %

except:

hydro

alcoholic products: 1 %

fine fragrance: 2,5 %

fragrance cream:

0,5 %

(b)rinse-off products: 0,2 %

183

Commiphora erythrea engler var. glabrescens engler gum extract and oil

CAS No 93686-00-1

0,6 %
184

Opopanax chironium resin

CAS No 93384-32-8

0,6 %
(1)

OJ L 262, 27.9.1976, p. 169. Directive as last amended by Commission Directive 2008/14/EC (OJ L 42, 16.2.2008, p. 43).

(2)

OJ L 66, 4.3.2004, p. 45. Decision as amended by Decision 2007/263/EC (OJ L 114, 1.5.2007, p. 14).

(3)

OJ L 84, 27.3.1999, p. 1. Decision as last amended by Decision 2006/252/EC (OJ L 91, 29.3.2006, p. 48).

(4)

OJ L 132, 1.6.1996, p. 1. Decision as amended by Decision 2006/257/EC (OJ L 97, 5.4.2006, p. 1).

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