One of the requirements of the EU cosmetic regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 is that prior to placing the product on the market a safety assessment is carried out. This article is intended to give an insight into what needs to be considered when carrying out a safety assessment and preparing a cosmetic safety report (CPSR).
COSMETIC PRODUCT SAFETY REPORT
Part A: Cosmetic product safety information
- Quantitative and qualitative composition of the cosmetic product
- Physical/chemical characteristics and stability of the cosmetic product
- Microbiological quality
- Impurities, traces, information about packaging material
- Normal and reasonably foreseeable use
- Exposure to cosmetic product
- Exposure to substances
- Toxicological profile of the substances
- Undesirable effects and serious undesirable effects
- Information on the cosmetic product
Part B: Cosmetic product safety assessment
- Assessment conclusion
- Labelling warnings and instructions of use
- Assessor’s credentials and approval of Part B
SGS has a network of highly skilled safety assessors experienced in conducting Cosmetic Safety Assessments against the new EU regulation. Our fully equipped, state of the art facilities (in Europe, Asia & the USA) offer full testing for compliance to the EU cosmetic regulation.
To know more about how SGS can help you to comply with the EU cosmetic regulation 1223/2009, please visit our website SGS Cosmetics and contact our global team.