Global Regulatory Issues for the Cosmetics Industry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815515692, 9780815519645

Global Regulatory Issues for the Cosmetics Industry

1st Edition

Authors: Karl Lintner
eBook ISBN: 9780815519645
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815515692
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 6th January 2009
Page Count: 250
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Green Chemistry, What it Really Means; How REACH Affects Cosmetic Ingredients; Organic Ingredients; Nanomaterial Challenges and Problems; EU Regulations on Plant Allergens and Their Consequences; Harmonizing Global Overall Requirements for Ingredient Characterization; Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; Good Manufacturing Practice; Proving Cosmetic Efficacy; Advertising Cosmetic Efficacy: Rules and Regulations; Packaging and Labelling Requirements; Finished Product Legislation - China; Finished Product Legislation - Australia, Canada, and Rest of World; Patents: Their Importance in Today's Cosmetics Environment


This volume examines regulatory issues of ingredients, manufacturing, and finished products, as well as claim substantiation, packaging, and advertising. A chapter on Chinese regulations will be one of the first about this country to be published in book form.

• Includes a regulatory map of India and China • Global IP protection strategies • REACH and European Regulatory standards • "Green chemistry" in relation to cosmetics and regulation

Key Features

  • Simplifies global regulations for anyone exporting cosmetics.
  • Excellent reference not only for manufacturing and marketing, but for legal departments and packaging as well.
  • Describes how to develop a global regulatory strategy.


Policy makers, lawyers – anyone working in the formulation, marketing, packaging, and exporting of cosmetic products.


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