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EU notified revised cosmetic standards

2019-04-16

EU notified revised cosmetic standards

On March 8, 2017, the European Union notified the revised Cosmetics Standard (EC) No 1223/2009 (G/TBT/N/EU/458). The content of the notification specifies that the maximum content of peanut protein in the peanut oil, peanut oil extract, and peanut oil derivative is 0.5 ppm (unit), and the maximum unit of the hydrolyzed gluten polypeptide contained is 3.5 kilo daltons (weight unit). The notified content is expected to be adopted in the third quarter of 2017; the deadline for notification content evaluation is 60 days from the date of publication of the notification.