Cosmetic

Cosmetics Regulations

All cosmetics sold on the European Union (EU) and Great Britain (GB) marketplaces are regulated under regulation EC 1223/2009 and Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013

(as amended). As part of the regulation manufacturers of cosmetic products must meet the requirements set out within these regulations. These requirements include:

  • A Product Information File (PIF)
  • A cosmetic product safety report
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Process (GMP)
  • Microbial Challenge Testing
  • Product Stability Testing
  • Assurance that no banned ingredients are used in the product
  • Assurance that restricted ingredients are not in the product at levels higher than stated within the regulation
  • Correct Labelling including any claims made about the cosmetic
  • A Responsible Person
  • Registration on the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP) for the EU & Northern Ireland
  • Registration on the Cosmetic Product Notification Service (CPNS) for GB.

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Cosmetic Product Safety Report

What is a Cosmetic Product Safety Report? The Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR) is the cosmetic safety assessor’s opinion that…

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UK Responsible Person Service

UK Cosmetics Responsible Person In the United Kingdom (UK) Cosmetic Product companies are legally required to have a Responsible Person….

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Cosmetics Registration UK CPNS

UK Cosmetics Registration All cosmetic products that are placed onto the UK marketplace must be registered on the Cosmetic Products…

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EU Responsible Person Service

European Cosmetics Responsible Person In European Union (EU) countries and the wider economic area (Turkey, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) Cosmetic…

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Cosmetics Registration Europe CPNP

European Cosmetics Registration All cosmetic products that are placed onto the EU marketplace must be registered on the Cosmetic Products…

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Product Information Files (PIF) EU 1223/2009

Product Information Files All cosmetic products sold in the EU and the UK must conform to the Cosmetics Regulations ((EU)…

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