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.
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.
Before MedNet can act as your European Authorized Representative, the manufacturer must complete the following steps:
- The product compliance must be ensured
- The labeling should be completed
- The preparation of all necessary documents according to the Cosmetic Regulation EC No. 1223/2009
- The Responsible Person must be included in the manufacturer’s product liability insurance