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Cosmetic Products

MedNet as your Authorized Representative for cosmetic products acts as your Responsible Person towards the European authorities and fulfills on your behalf the obligations described in the Cosmetic Products EC Regulation (No. 1223/2009) as well as additional services regarding the marketing of your cosmetic products within the European Community.

MedNet Services for Cosmetic Products

  • fast product notification to all relevant EU Competent Authorities and the European Cosmetic Products Notification Portal CPNP
  • guidance in the labeling and language requirements in Europe
  • MedNet holds the Product Information File available for review by the EU Authorities or Bodies.
  • a vigilance system according to the relevant directive
  • assistance in complaint handling
  • Certificates of product notification

What is a Cosmetic Product?

According to the Cosmetic Regulation EC No. 1223/2009 cosmetics are substances used to enhance the appearance or odor of the human body. Cosmetics include skin-care creams, lotions, powders, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail and toe nail polish, eye and facial makeup, permanent waves, colored contact lenses, hair colors, hair sprays and gels, deodorants, baby products, bath oils, bubble baths, bath salts, butters and many other types of products, intended to alter the user’s appearance. Many manufacturers distinguish between decorative cosmetics and care cosmetics.