What documentation is required to sell cosmetics?

We have already written what a COSMETIC PRODUCT is in the description of our services. In other words, these are creams, gels, skin oils, deodorants, soaps, shampoos, shaving products, hair dyes and skin whitening products, make-up, toothpastes, sunscreens, and similar products that we encounter in everyday life.


What are the conditions for placing a cosmetic product on the Slovenian market?


1. Applicants who wish to pursue this activity must register the business activity, and have the appropriate legal status.


2. NOTIFICATION OF THE ACTIVITY

The responsible entity with its head office in the Republic of Slovenia must notify its activity in advance. The notification is realised on a prescribed form which must be submitted to the address of the competent authority.

As per the Administrative Fees Act, a fee of EUR 4.54 must be paid for notification of the activity.

3. DESIGNATION OF THE RESPONSIBLE PERSON

Only cosmetic products for which an EU responsible person has been designated may be placed on the market. The responsible person must ensure that the cosmetic product is safe for human health and in accordance with cosmetic legislation.


4. MAKING A SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF THE COSMETIC PRODUCT

To ensure the safety of the cosmetic product, it is necessary to make a safety assessment and compile a report on the safety of the cosmetic product, which is part of the documentation with information about the cosmetic product.


5. PREPARATION OF PRODUCT INFORMATION FILE (PIF)


6. NOTIFICATION OF A COSMETIC PRODUCT

Before a cosmetic product is launched on the market, the responsible person must electronically register the cosmetic product with the European Commission. Electronic notification of a cosmetic product is performed via the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal or CPNP.


7. GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE

The production of cosmetic products must be implemented in compliance with the principles of good manufacturing practice. The production is compliant with good manufacturing practice when it is compliant with the Guidelines on Good Manufacturing Practice (ISO 22716:2007).


8. APPROPRIATE LABELLING OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS


9. REPORTING ON ADVERSE EFFECTS


If you would like to place your product on the market, but you do not know how to arrange all the documentation, we are the right address for you.


Our team of properly trained experts will prepare a cosmetic product safety assessment in a very short time. CONTACT us for an offer.


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