Supplying or Manufacturing a Cosmetic Product

Although not exhaustive, the featured points in this section should be noted if you are intending to produce or supply your own cosmetics. Many of the issues within the legislation, including labelling aspects, are included in the government guideline (see ‘the laws’) which should be read in conjunction with the legislation. 

CTPA cannot accept any liability for reliance on information provided. It is essential that the relevant legislation is followed. We suggest that if you are in doubt you should take legal advice.

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CTPA has launched a new CTPA publication: ‘Supplying Cosmetic Products on the UK Market? A CTPA Guide to What You Need to Know’.  This guide has been written in clear everyday language to help explain, the obligations of cosmetic companies under the EU Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009.