EU Proposes Updates to Food-Related Risk Assessment

EU Proposes Updates to Food-Related Risk Assessment

Under new changes proposed by the European Commission, companies would be responsible for reporting all safety studies which were conducted on food-related products [including food contact materials (FCMs)] when submitting them for authorization to European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

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Final Opinion on Titanium Dioxide as UV-Filter in Sunscreen Sprays Released by EC

Final Opinion on Titanium Dioxide as UV-Filter in Sunscreen Sprays Released by EC

Since sprayable sunscreens containing titanium dioxide in nanoform is available for purchase by consumers, the SCCS advised that “[s]uch uses need to be carefully evaluated so that the chance of harmful effects through consumer’s lung exposure by inhalation is avoided”.

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