Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 16956:2017

Cosmetics - Analytical methods - HPLC/UV method for the identification and assay of hydroquinone, ethers of hydroquinone and corticosteroids in skin whitening cosmetic products

Status: Valid

Scope
This European Standard specifies a HPLC/UV method for the identification and quantification of hydroquinone, 3 ethers of hydroquinone and 4 corticosteroids most frequently found in illegally sold skin whitening cosmetic products: clobetasol propionate, betamethasone dipropionate, fluocinonide and fluocinolone acetonide. This standard also gives HPLC/UV methods for the identification of 38 corticosteroids that may be found in skin whitening cosmetic products (see Annex D). This standard is not dedicated to artificial nail products or soaps.

Subjects

Cosmetics, toiletries (71.100.70)


Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Hälso- och sjukvård

International title: Cosmetics - Analytical methods - HPLC/UV method for the identification and assay of hydroquinone, ethers of hydroquinone and corticosteroids in skin whitening cosmetic products

Article no: STD-8028933

Edition: 1

Approved: 10/10/2017

No of pages: 48