Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Feb. 10, 2022, and was updated on Sept. 17, 2022, as per the latest developments.
Early this year, the EU launched a public consultation on a draft Commission Regulation concerning the use of CMR substances (substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction) in cosmetics. On September 16, 2022, the EU introduced the finalized version of this Regulation. According to the Regulation, the adopted amendments will apply to all Member States from December 17, 2022. 3