The cosmetic products marketed in the Community should be harmonized with EU Directive 76/768/EEC of 27 July 1976 (known as the “Cosmetics Directive”) and its amendments (93/35/EEC, 1223/2009/EC).

As cosmetics legislation is changing rapidly it needs to be constantly monitored. ELINEK provides you with consulting services regarding the legal requirements, the provision of information on AEO, CPNP, Poison Center, Recycling, Customs Clearance, GMP.

Your cosmetic products will always be harmonized with the current legislation with the sole purpose of ensuring the safety of both the consumer and your company.

Main legislation

Regulation (EC) N° 1223/2009 on cosmetic products is the main regulatory framework for finished cosmetic products when placed on the EU market. It strengthens the safety of cosmetic products and streamlines the framework for all operators in the sector.

Guidelines and claims

Amendments to the cosmetics regulation

(Source: Official website of the European Union,

Food Supplements