Cosmetic, medicinal product, Medical Device or Biocide?

What makes your product a cosmetic in the European Union and the United Kingdom During the product’s development phase, brands or manufacturers are often confused about the categorisation. We were contacted more than once by companies with the same question: “Is our product considered a cosmetic or a medicinal product?”. In the most extreme cases, […]

2022 cosmetic trends and EU/UK compliance

Top-selling cosmetics’ specificities you need to know to sell in the EU/UK Probiotics, prebiotics, waterless beauty, DIY or face gems, the 2002 cosmetic trends are reflecting the cosmetic industry’s pledge to a cleaner way of consumption. While every cosmetic must comply with the Regulation EC No 1223/2009 and the UK Cosmetics Regulation to be sold in […]

The art of choosing your Responsible Person: Why and how cosmetic brands must invest time in this crucial step

Introduction: Responsible Person versus Importer By law (European Cosmetics Regulation EC No 1223/2009 Art. 4-5), every cosmetic product placed on the European Union market must be legally represented by a Responsible Person which can be a legal or a natural person and has to be based in the European Union. The Responsible Person ensures compliance with all legal […]

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