27 Dec 2019
The ASEAN Updates the Trace Limit for 1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetics
This limit is adopted as per the 30th ACSB Meeting, June 18-19, 2019, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. With effect from June 19, 2020, cosmetic products in ASEAN countries shall not contain more than 25ppm of 1,4-Dioxane as trace impurities, and from June 19, 2023, the limit is further reduced to 10ppm trace level.
|Changes||Trace Impurities||Limits||Effective Date|
|Add||1,4-Dioxane||not more than 25 mg/kg or 25 mg/L (25ppm)||19 June 2020|
|not more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/L (10ppm)|
19 June 2023
Cosmetic manufacturer shall pay attention in sourcing cosmetic raw material(s) which is/are possible to have 1,4-Dioxane contaminant, so as to control the trace level of 1,4-Dioxane in finished cosmetic product.