On 15 March 2024, Regulation (EU) 2024/858 on the regulation of nanomaterials in cosmetic products was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. This regulation amends Annexes II and III of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009, adding new nanomaterials to the list of prohibited substances, including:

  • Styrene/acrylate copolymer (nano)
  • Sodium styrene/acrylate copolymer (nano)
  • Copper (nano), Colloidal copper (nano)
  • Colloidal silver (nano)
  • Gold (nano)
  • Colloidal gold (nano)
  • Hyaluronic acid thioethylamino-gold (nano)
  • Acetyl heptapeptide-9 Colloidal gold (nano)
  • Platinum (nano), Colloidal platinum (nano)
  • Acetyl tetrapeptide-17 Colloidal platinum (nano)

and specifying restrictions for the use of hydroxyapatite (nano) in products such as toothpastes and mouthwashes.

The new rules stipulate that, as of 1st February 2025, manufacturers will no longer be allowed to place cosmetics containing these nanomaterials on the EU market. In addition, as of 1st November 2025, the sale of such cosmetic products on the EU market will be banned, underlining the commitment to consumer safety and environmental responsibility.

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