Period after opening symbol

Period after opening (PAO) vs Date of minimum durability

Cosmetics use date Cosmetics manufacturers are often confused and don’t know when they should use the date of minimum durability symbol on their product labels, and when they should use the period after opening symbol. Date of minimum durability: The date until which the cosmetic product, stored under appropriate conditions, will continue to fulfil its […]

New bans, restrictions and SCCS opinions

EU cosmetics legislation in brief

EU cosmetics legislation Just as the cosmetic products and the technology behind them is always developing and evolving, so does the legislation which the manufacturers have to follow in order to be eligible to sell their products. Deciphering the demands of the legislation can often be challenging. In 2009, the EU has published a new Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009/EC, […]



EU COSMETICS GMP REQUIREMENTS Eu cosmetics GMP requirements (GPM means good manufacturing practice) is one of the pillars of the EU Regulation for Cosmetics. This Regulation sets very high requirements to ensure consumers’ safety, and is concerning all the participants in the cosmetics products chain, European and non-European. Amongst these legal requirements, all cosmetics products […]

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CE.way CEO speaking at ProDerm academy in Hambrug

ProDerm academy was a host of our CE.way CEO ProDerm academy will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from 25th till 27th November. The main focus of the academy are cosmetic product claims, and one of the speakers at this academy is also CE.way’s CEO Tadej Feregotto, who will present CE.way’s experience when dealing with cosmetic […]

New bans, restrictions and SCCS opinions

New opinions open for comments on SCCS

SCCS comments SCCS published a couple of new opinions that are currently open for SCCS comments: The one that could affect a lot of products on the market is the proposed ban of butylphenyl methylpropional, which hasn’t been found safe by the SCCS. Butylphenyl methylpropional is an allergen that is a part of many perfumes, […]