EU Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulation (EU) 2024/573 published beginning of 2024

BIORIUS Information Letter 128 (this information letter is a follow-up to our information letter 124): Ban of fluorinated greenhouse gases in cosmetics, Regulation (EU) 2024/573 was published beginning of 2024. Deadlines for compliance are quite tight, check it out:

The Regulation (EU) 2024/573 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 February 2024 on fluorinated greenhouse gases, amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937 and repealing Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 has been adopted and published in the official journal on February 20th, 2024.

Deadlines to comply with the regulation are quite tight.

The ban

The market of products and equipment, including parts thereof, corresponding to personal care products (e.g., mousse, creams, foams, liquids, sprays) containing fluorinated greenhouse gases shall be prohibited from 1 January 2025.

This ban applies to all Fluorinated Greenhouse Gazes listed in annex I, II, and III of the regulation (provided at the end of this info letter for convenience).

Transition periods

One year following the prohibition deadline, the subsequent supply or making available to another party in the Union for payment or free of charge of products or equipment lawfully placed on the market prior to 1 January 2025 shall be allowed only if evidence is provided that the product or equipment was placed lawfully on the market prior to January 1st 2025.

Should you have any question, please, feel free to contact your dedicated Customer Relationship Manager.


  • Frédéric Lebreux

    Dr. Frédéric Lebreux is Biorius's Chief Executive Officer and has worked in the cosmetic industry for more than 13 years. He is regularly invited as a speaker or Professor to cosmetic events.

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