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NATURAL COSMETICS CERTIFICATIONS & EU COSMETIC LABELLING REGULATIONS 

WHAT IS A NATURAL, ORGANIC COSMETIC THAT RESPECTS THE ENVIRONMENT? Legally, there is no definition of what constitutes a “natural cosmetic.” There are no guidelines specifying which substances a product should or should not contain and at what concentration. Additionally, there is no standard method for validating “green” cosmetics. As a result, we have seen …

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BAN ON NEW INGREDIENTS IN COSMETICS BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

on has probably the most stringent and protective laws for cosmetics in the world. Ingredients used in cosmetics are regulated by law and those of questionable safety are carefully assessed by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety at the European Commission (SCCS). Information on substances is regularly updated and takes into account new data resulting from the progress of toxicological studies. The results of the evaluation by the SCCS Committee are the basis for the restrictions on the use of the substance.