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European Scientific Committee Finds UV Filter, Skin-Lightening Agent Unsafe

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

UV filter Phenylene Bis-diphenyltriazine and skin-lightening agent deoxyarbutin are not safe for use in sunscreen products (up to 10%) and face creams (up to 3%), respectively, based on submitted and available data, the EC's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety says. Comments are being accepted through Oct. 23.

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