SUMMARY 2023: REGULATORY CHANGES IN COSMETIC PRODUCTS IN THE EU AND US

If there’s something that has marked 2023 in the cosmetic sector, it has undoubtedly been the regulatory changes. Don’t you think? As we are aware that these changes and their compliance pose a significant challenge for cosmetics manufacturers and distributors,…

DO YOU WANT TO SELL YOUR SUNSCREENS IN EUROPE? EVERYTHING YOU NEED

Sunscreens in Europe (and most markets) are considered cosmetic products. However, in the case of United States, they are considered over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and are therefore more strictly regulated. Therefore, in the European Union (EU), sunscreens are regulated under Regulation…

COSMETOVIGILANCE. WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO IF MY PRODUCT CAUSES AN ADVERSE EVENT?

Cosmetovigilance is the activity of collecting, assessing, and monitoring undesirable effects observed as a consequence of the normal use of cosmetic products, as well as taking measures and disseminating information related to these effects. These activities are regulated in each…

MAIN COSMETIC LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS. AUGUST 2023

UE: Published Regulation 1545/2013. Where Annex III of Regulation 1223/2009 is amended, expanding and modifying declarable allergens in labelling, which will have a significant impact on current labelling practices. (link) Published Regulation 1490/2023. Where the list of Prohibited Substances classified…