Cosmetics Regulations & Safety
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.
How to get a cosmetic product safety report
Obtaining a cosmetic product safety report couldn’t be easier. Our skilled team of assessors are highly qualified and will work with you to gather information and ensure that your product is safe for use. All you need to do is complete our contact form so that we can get started. Not sure of the process? We’ve broke it down for you here.
Following the completion of your cosmetic product safety report, you will receive signed documentation as proof that your product has been tested against all of the required regulations.
Do I need a cosmetic product safety report?
If your business manufactures cosmetic products or you private label them, then you will be required to obtain a cosmetic product safety report.
The in-depth cosmetic product safety report will give you peace of mind that your product is suitable for human use. If there are any safety issues associated with your product, they will be identified so that you can make any necessary changes.
Patient Guard offers the following services. Click on the links below or contact us for more information.
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