According to the Turkish Cosmetic Regulation, a manufacturer means any natural or legal person who manufactures a cosmetic product or has such a product designed or manufactured and markets that cosmetic product under his name or trademark. The manufacturer must register his cosmetic company on the Turkish Cosmetic Notification Portal (UTS) and must have a Responsible Person with an appropriate level of professional competence and required experience. According to Cosmetic Regulations; “Pharmacist or providing that they have worked for two years in the field of cosmetics; chemist, biochemist, chemical engineer, biologist or microbiologist may be appointed as the responsible person.
The products must be notified to the Turkish Cosmetic Notification Portal (UTS), and Product Information Files (PIF) should be ready before the products are placed in the market.
Turkish Cosmetic Regulation complies with the EU Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009. Cosmetic products should be safe under normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions of use. In particular, risk-benefit reasoning should not justify a risk to human health.
Cosmetic products must not contain the banned components listed in Annex II. They must comply with the restrictions specified in Annex III. Annex IV, V and VI are the lists of colourants, preservatives and UV filters allowed in cosmetic products.
The labelling must comply with all the requirement in the legislation. The name and address of the manufacturer should be written on the label as it is on the notification system. It is very important not to write any claims which are not allowed at cosmetic legislation.
Cosmetic products must be produced in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).