HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 c203W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make representations to the European Community to secure the establishment of an independent committee of experts to review what is required to ensure the safety of cosmetics.

Mr. Leigh

I see no need to duplicate the work of the European Commission's Scientific Committee on Cosmetology set up by Commission decision 77/45/EEC on 19 December 1977 and comprising independent experts who are responsible for considering questions concerning the safety evaluation of cosmetic ingredients.

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