The European Commission has notified the draft regulation “OMNIBUS VI” to the World Trade Association (WTO) on November 17th, 2022. This OMNIBUS VI regulation incorporate substances classified CMR by the regulation EEC 2022/692 aka ATP 18th of the CLP Regulation into the European Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009. The aim of this amendment is to implement the […]
The Government of the United Kingdom has extended the initial transition period for cosmetic labeling and UKCA marking.
The cosmetic labeling requirements are quite complicated and even more in Europe! It’s a great idea to start selling your cosmetics products in EU and UK because these cosmetics and personal care markets are, along-side the USA, the largest markets for cosmetic products in the world (Valued at €80 billion at retail sales price in […]
Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) in the form of some powders is no longer considered as a carcinogenic compound via inhalation in the European Union The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently announced the cancellation of the CLP regulation (2020/217 regulation) known as ATP14, with regard to the harmonised classification and labelling of […]
BIORIUS had the honor to participate to the Belgian economic mission to Japan from December the 5th to the 9th of 2022 in Tokyo and Osaka. This large-scale event was organized by Belgian official organizations such as the AWEX and various state economic actors. Focused on the international reach of Belgian companies and Belgium-Japan bilateral […]
In the era of “Conscious beauty”, the shelf life and expiration date of cosmetics is an important issue for many brands. Here is a comprehensive compliance guide on this topic. EU context: PAO VS Expiration date According to the EU Cosmetic Regulation, art. 19 (c), it is stated that “Indication of the date of minimum durability shall not be mandatory for cosmetic products with […]
Following a SCCS (the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety) conclusion, the Commission Regulation (EU 2022/1181) decreases the Formaldehyde threshold for the labelling of a warning and changes the warning from ‘contains formaldehyde’ to ‘releases formaldehyde’. Indeed, the SCCS considers that the present threshold (0.05%) does not sufficiently protect consumers sensitised to formaldehyde from exposure to […]