” Since February 2023, France and Italy have started to implement their control strategies, verifying REACh restriction compliance at customs checkpoints for products entering the EU. As a result, many cosmetic brands have been blocked at customs for failing to demonstrate compliance with REACh. “ Executive Summary In 2019, the REACH Enforcement Forum of ECHA […]
REACh is a complex European regulation nd we will try to explain it as simply and understandable as possible.
Introduction In part 1 I explained why finished cosmetics products are not exempted from REACH regulation obligations, particularly from the registration. The main message was that every component of your finished cosmetic product is “registrable” individually. In part 2, I will explain in more detail what needs to be registered, who has to register, and […]
Part I I recently started working for Biorius with the responsibility of managing chemical regulations questions. I quickly noticed that there was a question for which there are many divergent opinions around, a lot of hearsay and very little substantiated answers. And this question was: How the REACH regulation applies to cosmetics? While you’ll find […]
Several regulatory developments related to endocrine disruptors are ongoing in the EU. Among them, the ECHA committees (European Chemicals Agency) have the duty to review ingredients suspected to be endocrine disruptors and that may have serious effects on human health or the environment. The first significant cosmetic ingredient to be reviewed in this regard was […]
Although the REACH Regulation (EC No 1907/2006) mainly pertains to the registration ofsubstances by their manufacturers or their EU representatives, the Cosmetic Industry (manufacturers of finished products, brand owners and their importers to the EU) also have to comply with some provisions of this piece of legislation. What is the REACH Regulation? As explained by […]