The notification itself is free of charge. Our hours are as build up as follows: One time: 1 hour to create your personal account to get access to CPNP. 1 hour per product to notify. A colour range of the same formula is seen as one product. In case of large numbers of products, notification is Read more about How much does the CPNP notification cost?[…]
Making a high quality dossier takes on average 1-2 days. On top of that comes the data entry of all used raw materials. It is legally required that the safety assessment is carried out by an academic or equivalent educated person. If you hire a qualified consultant like INFO CARE for your PIF and safety Read more about Which costs can I expect for my PIF?[…]
If you sell your cosmetics via internet, you sell your cosmetics on the market. It does not matter whether or not you have a physical store. Therefore, you must comply with all obligations as laid down in Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009.
Whatever type of ingredients (raw materials) you use for your cosmetic product, your product falls under Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009. You will have to comply with all obligations. It is a common misunderstanding that natural ingredients are safe; cosmetic products on a natural basis are not safe by definition. We do not want to disturb Read more about I use only natural ingredients in my cosmetics. What are my obligations?[…]
If you purchase cosmetic products within the EU, the responsibilities are split. The manufacturer is in fact the person who places the product on the market. In principle, the manufacturer has the obligation to provide a Product Information Dossier (PIF). On the other hand, because your brand or company name is on the product, you Read more about What are my obligations if I buy cosmetic products within the EU and sell them under my own name?[…]
As an importer, you are legally equal to a European manufacturer. This means, you are the responsible person who brings the product to the market. As a consequence of this, you have the obligation to arrange a registration with CPNP and to have a Product Information Dossier (PIF) available. The label of a cosmetic product Read more about What do I have to comply with when importing cosmetic products from outside the EU?[…]
No, for cosmetics it is not obliged to have an SDS available. However, sometimes it is asked for transport properties. If desired, an SDS can then be prepared.
In Europe, The PIF must be drawn up in the language of the country OR in a language that is easy to understand for the authorities. There is consensus that English is easy to understand for all authorities. It is therefore sufficient to draw up your PIF in English, after which it can be used Read more about In which language should my PIF (product information file) be drawn up?[…]
You need: the complete composition of the product as it is made in the factory. An (M) SDS of the product or a list of INCI names that show the composition of a product is not sufficient. You need: a description of the properties of the product, the label, the manufacturing method (you must demonstrate Read more about What information do I need to draw up a Product Information Dossier (PIF)?[…]
If you introduce a cosmetic product on the European market for the first time, you must notify this product to the European Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP). This makes information about cosmetic products electronically accessible to authorities of the member states. With emphasis: a CPNP notification is not an “approval” of your product. CPNP also Read more about What does registration with the CPNP mean?[…]