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A Comprehensive Guide to Global Cosmetic Regulations: Understanding Key Policies Worldwide

Cosmetic regulations in China In the article on our blog, we delve into the Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR), which took effect on January 1, 2021. This new regulation outlines the requirements for selling cosmetic products and ingredients in the Chinese market, renowned for its high turnover and growth in the beauty sector. The …

Cosmetics Classification in Europe: Case Studies – Taobe Consulting

Exploring the classification of cosmetics in Europe is crucial for manufacturers and brand owners looking to enter the European market. A key question they face is whether their product fits the definition of a “cosmetic product” under the EU Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009. Understanding this classification from the outset is vital. The EU Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 …

Regulatory Compliance for Candles and Room Fragrances: Navigating the Market

Candles and room diffusers have become significant market players, and it’s crucial to stay informed about the ever-evolving regulatory landscape surrounding them. Let’s explore the specific regulations that need our attention and discuss effective strategies for introducing these products to the market. PCN Notification and UFI Code of Hazardous Mixtures: An Introduction The CLP Regulation …

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German Packaging Act: Understanding the VerpackG and Its Impact on Businesses

Understanding the scope, responsibilities, and implications of the German Packaging Act is crucial for businesses and individuals involved in the production, distribution, or sale of packaged products within Germany. The German Packaging Act, Verpackungsgesetz, known as VerpackG, came into effect on January 1, 2019. This law has been updated to align with the requirements of …

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Responsible Person in EU Cosmetics: Understanding the Role and Regulations

The “Responsible Person” is a vital figure in the beauty and cosmetics sector, acting as the primary contact for ensuring cosmetic goods are in line with the rigorous safety and regulatory standards established by the EU frameworks. In the European Union, this duty is detailed under the EU Cosmetics Regulation. For businesses in the cosmetics …

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EU Commission’s Amendment to Cosmetic Regulation: New Labelling Rules for Fragrance Allergens

Allergens on Cosmetic Labels: A Recent Regulatory Update In recent weeks, a significant regulatory change has taken place in the cosmetics industry. The European Union has introduced new allergens, in addition to the existing 26, that must now be listed on the labels of cosmetic products. In this article, we will delve into what these …

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Understanding Regulatory Inspections for Cosmetic Products

Cosmetic products must adhere to strict compliance standards, as outlined in both the consumer code and the regulation specific to cosmetic products. Due to the complexities involved, it’s essential to collaborate with professionals who specialise in ensuring these products meet the required standards. The Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009, specifically articles 22 and 37, addresses inspection activities. …