The new EU Regulation 1223/2009 has been inforce since 11 July 2013. It strengthens the safety of cosmetic products and streamlines the framework for all operators in the sector.
Among the most significant changes are the requirements of
In order to strengthen the safety of a cosmetic products a Cosmetic product safety report (CPSR) has to be compiled
by a qualified safety assessor.
“The safety assessor is to be a professional with the necessary knowledge and expertise to draw up an
accurate safety assessment, as indicated by the qualification requirements in Article 10(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009.”
The CPNP notification should include relevant specific information about the product, information about the composition such as CMR- and nano-materials as well as labelling and/or packaging information. Toxicology Centers and hospitals in the Member states have access to the information in case of hazardous situation related to use of the product.
The PIF is the total package of information associated with
the cosmetic product such as: