[ascct] Fwd: [estiv] Fwd: [NSC Community] SCCS call for info on NANO silica - deadline 31/05/2014

  • From: Kristie Sullivan <KSullivan@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "ascct@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ascct@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:38:31 -0500

Dear Colleagues:

The SCCS is issuing a call for information on the safety of Silica (nano). 
Please see below for more information and share with your colleagues.
The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has received a request for a 
scientific opinion on the safety of Silica 

Silica (nano) CAS n.l 12945-52-5;
Hydrated Silica(nano) CAS n. 112926-00-8;
Silica Sylilate (nano) CAS n. 68909-20-6;
Silica Dimethyl Silylate (nano) CAS n. 68611-44-9

Scope of the call for information:
Interested parties are invited to submit any relevant information that could 
assist the scientific committee on the safety assessment, such as: 
identification of the type of cosmetic product using these ingredients (silica 
in nano structured form) and their concentration; protocols of applications; 
differences in solubility including for surface coated materials; information 
on adverse health effects; results from toxicological tests with such products 
or ingredients contained within including inhalation toxicity, 
genotoxicity/carcinogenicity/toxicokinetic studies, photocatalytic activity and 
phototoxic effect, or any other scientific data/publications considered 
relevant to assess the safety of such products.


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