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Substance Regulatory Obligations

OBL

Oxybenzone

EC number: 205-031-5

CAS number: 131-57-7

Last updated: 22/02/2021
ECHA Legislation Regulatory Obligations

Regulatory obligations may exist for this substance under the legislations under ECHA’s remit or for which ECHA has delegated tasks (i.e. REACH, CLP, BPR, PIC, CAD / CMD, WFD, and POPs). Please check the substance Infocard.

Cosmetic Products Regulation

Cosmetic Products Regulation, Annex VI - Allowed UV Filters

This list contains substances designated as UV filters which cosmetic products marketed in the European Union may contain. The list contains concentration limits and additional restrictions, as well as labelling requirements for some substances.

Ref No. Substance Identification Conditions Warning Label Notes  
Name EC Number CAS Common Ingredients Physical form Product type, body parts Function(s) Maximum Threshold Restriction(s) Expressed As
4
2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone
Oxybenzone
205-031-5
131-57-7
All cosmetic products
UV Filter
6 %
Not more than 0.5% to protect product formulation
Contains Benzophenone-3
Not required if concentration is 0,5 % or less and when it is used only for product protection purposes
Details
Food Contact Recycled Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation
Plastic Materials and Articles Regulation

FCM and Articles Regulation, Annex I - Authorised Substances

This list contains the Union list of authorised monomers, other starting substances, macromolecules obtained from microbial fermentation, additives and polymer production aids. It is taken from Annex I of the Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Name CAS FCM No Ref No. Additive or PPA Use as monomer/macromolecule FRF applicable SML (mg/kg) SML(T) Group Restriction No SML(T) Group FCM substances SML(T) (mg/kg) Restriction(s) Notes on verification Notes Physical form Group name Expressed As  
2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone
131-57-7
319
61360
yes
no
yes
G8 Group Restriction No. 8 corresponds to FCM substance No. 317,318,319,359,431,464. Group restriction specification is expressed as the sum of the substances.
317,318,319,359,431,464
6 mg/kg
As the sum of the substances
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