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March 6, 2024

SYMBOLS ON COSMETIC PRODUCTS

In the EU cosmetic products have several symbols. Some of them are mandatory by the EU Cosmetic Regulation No. 1223/2009, others are…

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February 12, 2024

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 on cosmetic products is aimed at harmonizing the 27 EU Member States and 4 European Free Trade Association…

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October 19, 2023

LOW-RISK COSMETIC PRODUCTS

Certain cosmetic products have an extremely low (or non-existent) risk of microbiological contamination because of their inherent characteristics, which create an environment…

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October 2, 2023

CHALLENGE TEST

A challenge test, also known as a preservative efficacy test, is an essential component of the safety evaluation process for cosmetics. The…

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September 26, 2023

MICROPLASTICS IN COSMETICS IN THE EU

Commission Regulation (EU) 2023/2055 on microplastics was published on 27th of September 2023 under the EU REACH Regulation (amending Annex XVII, Regulation…

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September 5, 2023

ADDITIONAL ALLERGENS

Commission Regulation (EU) 2023/1545 was published in July 2023. In the past, we had 24 allergens that needed to be mentioned in…

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August 29, 2023

EU vs UK

The European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) had undergone significant changes in their cosmetic regulations due to the UK’s departure…

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June 13, 2023

MICROBIOLOGY TESTING FOR COSMETICS

In the EU when it comes to cosmetic products a microbiology test is a must. The only exception are low-risk products. For…

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May 16, 2023

COSMETIC INGREDIENTS IN THE EU

In Europe, cosmetic ingredients are regulated by the European Union (EU) under the Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009. This regulation establishes a…

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May 11, 2023

MICROPLASTICS RESTRICTION USE IN COSMETICS IN THE EU

Microplastics (synthetic polymer microparticles) shall not be placed on the market as a substance on their own or, where the synthetic polymer…

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