EU Cosmetic Compliance Requirements


The requirements to achieve EU cosmetic compliance can seem close to impossible when you first hear of them, but they’re not. It is actually a straightforward process of document collection to comply with EU cosmetic regulations once you know what you are looking for.
This series of workshops take you through the documents required by EU regulators and explains how to meet compliance requirements without the usual headaches.

Start Date: Can be started at any time.

Duration: 1 month lecture access.

Assessment: None.

Course Type: On-Line Workshops. Note: Workshop is self-training, so won’t include trainers support if you have further questions.

Study this workshop with us and get the cost of these workshops back if you enrol in our Certificate in Cosmetic Regulatory Essentials later!

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Price:338€ for set of 4 lectures and text.

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Price: $495AUD for set of 4 lectures and text.

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  • Detailed text to accompany the lectures
  • Worked examples to follow the learning and help you put the learning into practice immediately
  • 1-month unrestricted online workshop access (4 lectures)


You will learn:

Workshop 1: Understanding and searching EU Regulations

  • How EU regulates cosmetic products
  • How to conduct searches of EU regulations
  • How to conduct searches of EU cosmetic ingredients, limits, restrictions and prohibitions
  • How to check compliance of preservatives, sunscreens, colours, active ingredients, purity, nano-materials and allergens
  • How to check composition of ingredients


Workshop 2: Labels and claims

  • A detailed explanation with examples of how to properly prepare ingredient lists
  • How to prepare labels with all required label information
  • All required label information, and how it must be presented
  • How to determine suitable claims and evidence to support claims
  • EU Free From rules and how to comply

Workshop 3: Responsible Person and the Product Information File (PIF)

  • Who can be your Responsible Person
  • Duties of the Responsible Person
  • How to prepare your Product Information File (PIF)
  • What information is essential in your PIF
  • Testing required: stability, preservative efficacy, performance evaluations
  • What documents and evidence is required with your PIF
  • PIF template and worked examples provided

Workshop 4: The safety assessment and evaluation

  • What is required in a safety evaluation and who can conduct it
  • How to perform safety calculations and the safety assessment
  • Required safety summaries and statements
  • Documents required to support the safety assessment


These workshops are ideal for:

  • Those wanting to understand EU compliance requirements
  • Marketing and/or regulatory staff involved with label preparation
  • Regulatory and/or R&D staff involved in preparing their own PIFs
  • Regulatory, R&D and/or consultants wanting to prepare documentation for/to conduct safety evaluations