European Cosmetics Compliance for Import Testing

Section Method
80/1335/EEC
  • Volatile Constituents by Gas Chromatography
  • Free Sodium and Potassium Hydroxides
  • Oxalic Acid and It’s Alkaline Salts in Hair Care Products
  • Chloroform in Toothpaste
  • Zinc
  • 4-Hydroxybenzensulphonic Acid
84/434/EEC
  • Oxidizing Agents and Hydrogen Peroxide in Hair-Care Products
  • Barium Peroxide
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Certain Oxidation Colorants in Hair Dyes
  • Nitrite
  • Free Formaldehyde
  • Formaldehyde Donors
82/434/EEC
  • Resorcinol in Shampoos and Hair Lotions
  • Methanol in Relation to Ethanol or Propan-2-ol
83/514/EEC
  • Dichloromethane and 1,1,1 – Trichloroethane
  • Quinolin-8-ol abd Bis(8-Hydroxyquinolinium) Sulphate
  • Ammonia
  • Determination of Notromethane
  • Mercaptoacetic Acid in Hair-Waving, Hair-Straightening and Depilatory Products
  • Hexachlorophene
  • Tosylchloramide Sodium (Inn) (Chloramine-T)
  • Total Fluoride in Dental Creams
  • Organomercury Compounds
  • Alkali and Alkaline Earth Sulphides
84/490/EEC
  • Glycerol 1-(4-Aminobenzoate)
  • Chlorobutanol
  • Quinine
  • Inorganic Sulphites and Hydrogen Sulphites
85/490/EEC
  • Chlorates of the Alkali Metal
  • Sodium Iodate
93/73/EEC
  • Silver Nitrate in Cosmetic Products
  • Selenium Disulphide in Anti-Dandruff Shampoos
  • Soluble Barium and Strontium in Pigments of the Form of Salts or Lakes
  • Soluble Strontium
  • Benzyl Alcohol in Cosmetic Products
  • Zirconium, Aluminum and Chlorine in Non-Aerosol Antiperspirants
  • Aluminum
  • Chlorine
  • Calculate Ratios of Aluminum Atoms to Zirconium Atoms and of Aluminum + Zirconium Atoms to Chlorine Atoms
  • Hexamidine, Dibromohexamidine, Dibromopropamidine and Chlorhexidine
95/32/EC
  • Benzoic Acid, 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Salicyclic Acid, Propionic Acid in Cosmetic Products
  • Benzoic Acid, 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid and Salicylic
  • Propionic Acid
  • Hydroquinone, Hydroquinone Monomethylether, Hydroquinone Monoethylether and Hydroquinone Monoethylether and Hydroquinone Monobenzylether in Cosmetic Products
96/48/EC
  • 2-Phenoxy-Ethanol 1-Phenoxypropan-2-oo, Methyl, Ethyl, Propyl, Butyl and Benzyl 4-Hydroxybenzoate in Cosmetic Products

SCCNFP/586/02 (Formaldehyde Donor)

Compound Maximum Authorized Concentration
Benzylhemiformal 0.15%
Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate 0.5%
Diazolidinyl Urea 0.5%
Imidazolidinyl Urea 0.6%

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