According to the new EU regulations, all cosmetic products need to have a safety assessment completed for that product. The responsible person of your products will need to have these assessments on file for your products if it is requested by the authorities. In addition, cosmetic products need stability testing and microbiology testing completed to ensure the safety of the product.

We provide Cosmetic Product Safety Assessments as required by EU regulation 1223/2009 before any product can be sold legally in the UK or EU. We service the safety assessment needs of all types of cosmetic manufacturers including soaps (HP, CP, M&P), creams, lotions, bath and shower products (melts, bombs, salts, oils, gels etc.) oils, balms, butters, natural perfumes, and other cosmetic products.


The Safety Assessment Needs to Include the Following:

  • The quantitative and qualitative composition of the cosmetic product;

  • The physical and chemical characteristics, microbiological specifications and stability of the cosmetic product;

  • The physic-chemical properties, microbiological and toxicological specifications of the raw materials;

  • The impurities, traces, information about the packaging material;

  • Normal and reasonably foreseeable use of the cosmetic product;

  • Exposure to the cosmetic product and substances;

  • Undesirable effects and serious undesirable effects

  • Statement on the safety of the cosmetic product in relation to Article 3;

  • Statement on the need to label any particular warnings and instructions of use in accordance with Article 19(1) (d);

  • Explanation of the scientific reasoning leading to the assessment conclusion which is to be based on the possible interactions of the substances contained in the cosmetic product and also on the Safety Information;

  • Justification of the consideration and non-consideration of the different toxicological profiles;

  • Consideration of the impacts of the stability on the safety of the cosmetic product;

  • Assessor’s credentials and approval (name and address proof of qualification, date and signature.


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