Strengthened safety requirements for cosmetic products
Specific requirements in the preparation of a cosmetic product safety report (CPSR), conducted prior to placing a product on the market, are specified.
Introduction of the notion of ‘responsible person’
A responsible person must be assigned for each cosmetic product and they must ensure that the cosmetic product is compliant with EU law.
Centralised notification of all cosmetic products placed on the eu market
The Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP) is the online European Commission central notification system. The information on the CPNP is available electronically to relevant bodies established by Member States.
Introduction of reporting of serious undesirable effects
The responsible person will have an obligation to notify serious undesirable effects to the competent authorities.
New rules for the use of nanomaterials in cosmetic products are in place
The new regulation should make enforcement easier, increase the knowledge base and communication, and put greater confidence in cosmetics products available on the market.