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EU Cosmetic Ingredient Regulations Exploring the Latest Legislative Updates and Future Restrictions

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April 25, 2024

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Thank you for your interest in Freyr’s Webinar Series (FWS). The webinar “EU Cosmetic Ingredient Regulations: Exploring the Latest Legislative Updates and Future Restrictions,” was concluded on April 25, 2024. Here is an archived version for your perusal.

Briefly, during the webinar, our presenters – Sonia Antkowiak, and Malgorzata Wojciechowska discussed the following:

  • Latest Final SCCS Opinions on:
    • Methylparaben
    • Butylparaben
    • Benzyl Salicylate
    • Methyl Salicylate
    • Water-soluble Zinc salts
    • Fullerenes, Hydroxylated Fullerenes, and Hydrated Forms of Hydroxylated Fullerenes (nano)
  • Future Amendments to the EU Cosmetic Regulation Regarding:
    • Benzophenone
    • Azadirachta Indica Seed Extract
    • Pentetic Acid
  • Deadlines Related to Microplastic Restrictions.
  • Future Changes Related to Labeling of New Additional Fragrance Allergens.

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Maggie is EU/UK Safety Assessor and Delivery Team Lead at Freyr. Being an accomplished professional with over 6 years of expertise in the Cosmetics Regulatory Affairs sector, she specializes in EU and UK regulations. Holding degrees in Biotechnology and Cosmetics Chemistry, she brings multidisciplinary approach and extensive knowledge of dermato-cosmetic sciences, bolstered by postgraduate certifications in Safety Assessment. Trusted for providing expert advice targeted for EU and UK markets, she is a dynamic professional shaping the landscape of Cosmetics Safety and Regulatory Matters.


Sonia Antkowiak is the Head of Delivery at Freyr for the European cosmetic market. With a career that spans multiple areas of cosmetic Regulatory affairs and an entrepreneur perspective, Sonia brings to the table more than nine (09) years of experience in cosmetic safety assessment and Regulatory affairs consulting. She has been proven in helping customers to ensure the compliance of their products and smooth entry into the EU cosmetic market. She has pursued her higher education in Chemistry and is a leading qualified professional cosmetic Safety Assessor in the EU and the UK.


Malgorzata Wojciechowska (Maggie)

Safety Assessor - Cosmetics Regulatory Affairs Europe

Presented By

Sonia Antkowiak

Senior Manager – EU/UK Cosmetics