23 07, 2021

Database of public alerts on non-compliant products: The Safety Gate

2021-07-23T11:13:37+02:00 July 23rd, 2021|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

The Safety Gate is a rapid alert system which enables the quick exchange of information between EU/EEA member states, the UK and the European Commission about dangerous non-food products posing a risk to health and safety of consumers. Cosmetic products are also subject to this system: let’s see more details together. […]

9 07, 2021

Are the SDS of your products compliant to the new regulation?

2021-07-09T13:39:06+02:00 July 9th, 2021|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

Finished cosmetic products, that is, ready-to-use for consumers, are not required to have a safety data sheet; However, cosmetic manufacturers are obliged to provide this document to professional users along the production and packaging chain to give all the necessary information on how to work the product safely. From 1 January 2021 the new Regulation (EU) 2020/878 is in force, which introduces numerous innovations regarding the information that must be included in the SDS. […]

25 02, 2021

The CPNP portal for notification of cosmetic products

2021-04-12T14:16:09+02:00 February 25th, 2021|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

What is CPNP? The Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP) is an online notification system. Through the CPNP the competent authorities and the poison centers can have access to some information necessary both for the surveillance and analysis of the cosmetic market, and to define the medical treatment in the event of an accident. […]

6 11, 2020

Sanctions foreseen for violations of the Cosmetic Regulations

2020-11-06T21:12:35+01:00 November 6th, 2020|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

Violations of the Cosmetic Regulations entail a wide range of administrative sanction and, in the most serious cases, criminal sanctions. The individual Member States describe the violations contemplated, the related sanctions and the person affected by these sanctions. For Italy, these data are described in detail in Legislative Decree 4 December 2015, n. 204 published in the Official Gazette. […]

13 10, 2020

Essential documents for drawing up a compliant PIF

2020-10-13T15:06:26+02:00 October 13th, 2020|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

The preparation of a PIF is a process of fundamental importance to make a cosmetic product compliant. The PIF or Product Information File is a very complete and extensive dossier that verifies the characteristics of the product to assess possible risks and verify the compliance of the product with the European Regulation. Below are the essential documents to draw up a compliant PIF. […]

26 08, 2020

The UFI code & the new poison centres notification requirements

2020-08-26T21:44:17+02:00 August 26th, 2020|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

The European Commission has officially issued the Regulation which will postpone the first compliance data to the provisions of Annex VIII of the CLP: the harmonized notification and the insertion of the UFI code on the packaging of mixtures intended for consumers will come into force from 1st January 2021. On this occasion, we take up our article published a few months ago in which our RA Chief answers to the most common questions of our customers. […]

6 07, 2020

How to make compliant cosmetic labels

2020-07-06T15:24:52+02:00 July 6th, 2020|Pratical tips, Regulations|0 Comments

Cosmetics and their packaging Packaging is a very delicate element in the marketing of a cosmetic: it’s the first interface with the consumer, to whom it must provide clear and not misleading information, but also with the Authorities responsible for checking the conformity of the product. Let’s see together what are the mandatory elements for the design of a compliant label. […]