9 environmental policy and compliance deadlines to look out for in August

Important deadlines relating to cosmetic products, transport procurement, ecolabel criteria, clean air zones, chemicals, flooding, and marine conservation are coming up in August.


1 August 2019: Cosmetic products containing Tagetes erecta extracts and oils, and cosmetic products that do not comply with restrictions laid down on Tagetes minuta and Tagetes patula extracts and oils under EU Regulation 2019/978/EU shall not be made available on the EU market. Extracts of Tagetes (marigold) are typically used as fragrance ingredients. This final deadline marks the end of the transitional period set to enable suppliers to sell their remaining stocks before full application of the prohibition and restrictions on using species of marigolds in cosmetics.

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