Cosmetics And The Environment
Dr. Annelie Struessmann
CONUSBAT Regulatory Services, In-Cosmetics Asia Bangkok-2018
Most countries worldwide nowadays have cosmetics legislation in place; some regulatory frameworks were implemented or amended only recently.
The laws are addressing the safety of the consumers in use of the products. Legal tools applied include prohibiting or restricting certain ingredients with toxicological effects for humans, such as allergenic, carcinogenic, or irritating properties, etc. Further pre-market requirements to be performed by the manufacturers are product safety assessments, labeling, GMP production, notification, etc. Usually, competent authorities in the countries follow up on products’ compliance with the laws by performing in-market control of products on the shelves. As such, a very good safety standard for users of cosmetics was achieved.
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