The latest addition of substance to REACH Annex XVII is Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5), the Entry 70 by the legislation of COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/35 on 10 Jan 2018
Substance: - Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane, CAS number: 556-67-2/ EC number: 209-136-7, and Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane, CAS number: 541-02-6/ EC number: 208-746-9,
Scope: Personal Care Products – 1) shall not be placed on the market in wash-off cosmetic products in a concentration equal to or greater than 0,1 % by weight of either substance, after 31 January 2020 and 2) for the purposes of this entry, “wash-off cosmetic products” means cosmetic products as defined in Article 2(1)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 that, under normal conditions of use, are washed off with water after application.
For details, please read the official document of Commission Regulation 2018/35 at http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32018R0035&from=EN
The latest change of the annex regards the limit of Dimethylfumarate (DMF) and toluene.
Substance: Dimethylfumarate (DMF)
Scope: Articles or any parts of the articles
Limit: 0.1 mg/kg
Scope: Adhesives or spray paints intended for supply to the general public
Please note that entry 33, 39 and 42 have been deleted due to REACH updates and they are no longer valid.
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