Cosmetic Compliance
Intelligence & Solutions
Answers to Questions about Notification of Cosmetic Products Containing Nanomaterials
Local Title:
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Country/Region:
EU
Competent Authority:
European Commission
Type:
FAQ
Status:
In force
Release Date:
2019-08-12
Implementation Date:
2019-08-12
Document
Language Source Title Access
EN
Official Answers to Questions about Notification of Cosmetic Products Containing Nanomaterials
Summary

The FAQ provides companies with guidance on the notification of cosmetic products containing nanomaterials. 

  1. Is a substance a nanomaterial?

  2. Who notifies according to Article 16 of the Cosmetics Regulation?

  3. What is to be notified under Article 16 of the Cosmetics Regulation?

  4. Which are the provisions for Colorants, preservatives and UV-filters?

  5. Which are the authorised nanomaterials?

  6. How to obtain an authorisation for new nanomaterials?

  7. Which are the labelling requirements for nanomaterials?