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The European Commission (EC) has published a guidance document on the scope of application of the Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 12232009.

This manual provides guidelines on the applicability of Regulation (EC) No 12232009 to borderline products. This manual includes specific guidelines on the following

  • Type of Product — Substance or Mixture
  • Application Site
  • Intended Cosmetic Purpose 
    • Borderline with Toys
    • Borderline with Biocides
    • Borderline with Pharmaceutical Products
    • Borderline with Medical Devices
    • Borderline with Other Legislations

This document was published on May 4, 2018.