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БДС EN 17156:2019

Cosmetics - Analytical methods - LC/UV method for the identification and quantitative determination in cosmetic products of the 22 organic UV filters in use in the EU

May 16, 2019
Mar 16, 2020

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60.60     May 16, 2019



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This document specifies an analytical method, based on liquid-chromatography (LC) with ultraviolet/visible spectrometry (UV/Vis) detection for the detection and quantitative determination of 22 organic UV filters in use in the EU framework. This method has been validated for emulsion-based cosmetic products, lip-balms, lotions and waters.

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Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on cosmetic products

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БДС EN 17156:2019
60.60 Standard published
May 16, 2019

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Adopted from EN 17156:2018