Legislation

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Are Eyelash Glues in the EU Regulated as Cosmetics?

In the EU, the regulation of eyelash glues as cosmetics has not been consistent in the past. Some countries, such as France, classified eyelash glue as a cosmetic product and regulated it under Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009. Others felt that the products fell under the General Product Safety Regulation, with the onus on producers and distributors

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Can You Use ‘Made In The EU’ as a country of origin in the US?

Whether a ‘Made in Europe sounds like the sort of question to which there ought to be an easy answer.  It is clear from the UK cosmetic regulations that you need to use the country name.  But it turned out not to be something that the regulations are clear on.  This may be because the

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Is the country of origin required on Cosmetics in the UK?

Yes, the country of origin is required on cosmetics in the UK. According to the UK government’s guidance on making cosmetic products available to consumers in Great Britain, the label for cosmetic products must include the country of origin if the product is imported to the UK The information must be given on both the

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The Dead Turtle Logo: How It Affects Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry

The “Dead Turtle” logo is used to inform consumers about plastic content in everyday products and its impact on the planet. It features a turtle with a plastic ring around its neck and is mandatory on certain products in the EU and Northern Ireland. The logo aims to increase transparency and awareness of Single Use Plastics and their long-term damage to the Earth.

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