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Cosmetic Preservatives Stand Better Chance In EU If CMR Bans Aren't 'Automatic'

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NGOs say the widely accepted legal understanding in the EU is that substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic to reproduction are "automatically" banned from cosmetic product use – but the European Commission says otherwise. The regulatory case of preservative polyaminopropyl biguanide helps to illustrate the advantages for industry in the Commission-affirmed non-automatic model.

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