Toys and cosmetics products. More detail on product coverage can be found in regulation 4 of the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 and cosmetic products are defined by Article 2(1)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009.
The Toys and Cosmetic Products (Restriction of Chemical Substances) Regulations 2022; (5 page(s), in English)
These measures will amend the Toys (Safety) Regulation 2011 as applicable in GB ("the Toys Regulations") and the Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 as applicable in GB ("the Cosmetics Regulations") as they apply in England, Wales and Scotland. They will amend permitted levels of certain chemicals in both the Toys Regulations and the Cosmetics Regulations.
They will amend the Toy Regulations, to reduce the permitted limits of aluminium, aniline and formaldehyde as well as including provisions on three allergens used in fragrances, under the list of prohibited allergens in toys.
We will be amending the Cosmetics Regulations to permit the use of salicylic acid for uses other than as a preservative only in specific product types, prohibit the use of deoxyarbutin and a set of chemicals classified as Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or Reprotoxic (CMR) under GB Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulations.