Safer cosmetics for EU citizens

 

SUMMARY OF:

Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE REGULATION?

KEY POINTS

FROM WHEN DOES THE REGULATION APPLY?

It has applied since 11 July 2013.

BACKGROUND

For more information, see:

MAIN DOCUMENT

Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on cosmetic products (recast) (OJ L 342, 22.12.2009, pp. 59-209)

Successive amendments to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 have been incorporated into the original text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the development, validation and legal acceptance of methods alternative to animal testing in the field of cosmetics (2018) (COM(2019) 479 final, 15.10.2019)

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council — Review of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products with regard to substances with endocrine-disrupting properties (COM(2018) 739 final, 7.11.2018)

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on product claims made based on common criteria in the field of cosmetics (COM(2016) 580 final, 19.9.2016)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the animal testing and marketing ban and on the state of play in relation to alternative methods in the field of cosmetics (COM(2013) 135 final, 11.3.2013)

last update 18.05.2021