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The Cosmetic Products (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

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Regulation 2(b)

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Reference number Substance Field of application and/or use Maximum authorised concentration in the finished cosmetic product Other limitations and requirements Conditions of use and warnings which must be printed on the label
12Hydrogen peroxide and other compounds or mixtures that release hydrogen peroxide, including carbamide peroxide and zinc peroxide(a) Hair care mixtures(a) 12% of H2O2 (40 volumes), present or released

(a) Wear suitable gloves.

(a) (b) (c) (e)

Contains hydrogen peroxide.

Avoid contact with eyes.

Rinse immediately if product comes into contact with them.

(b) Skin care mixtures(b) 4% of H2O2 , present or released
(c) Nail hardening mixtures(c) 2% of H2O2, present or released
(d) Oral products, including mouth rinse, tooth paste and tooth whitening or bleaching products(d) ≤ 0.1% of H2O2, present or released
(e) Tooth whitening or bleaching products(e) > 0.1% ≤ 6% of H2O2, present or released

(e) To be only sold to dental practitioners. For each cycle of use, first use by dental practitioners as defined under Directive 2005/36/EC (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p.22) or under their direct supervision if an equivalent level of safety is ensured. Afterwards to be provided to the consumer to complete the cycle of use.

Not to be used on a person under 18 years of age.

(e) Concentration of H2O2 present or released indicated in percentage.

Not to be used on a person under 18 years of age.

To be only sold to dental practitioners. For each cycle of use, the first use to be only done by dental practitioners or under their direct supervision if an equivalent level of safety is ensured. Afterwards to be provided to the consumer to complete the cycle of use.

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