This presentation gives the perspective of an inspection service on the evolution in cosmetic product safety since the since the implementation of the Regulation.
The roles and responsibilities for cosmetic products were more clearly defined in the Regulation, and this has its effect on the cosmetic products and the product information files.
At the same time, the European Commission and the member states worked to improve the cooperation and exchange between market surveillance authorities.
Imported cosmetics must comply to the same requirements as products manufactured in the EU. Naturally, this category of products needs a different surveillance approach.