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Comparing Israel’s Draft Pharmacists’ Regulations (Cosmetics) 2012-5773 & Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products of the European Union

A CONUSBAT Workshop presented by Dr. Annelie Struessmann and Steven L. Hanft Guest Speaker: Dr. Rinat Bachar, Israeli Ministry of Health (MOH)

The EU's Cosmetics Regulation represents a model framework for many national legislators worldwide, where they either adopt certain of the modules or the structure of the Regulation in full, respectively of the predecessor legislation, the Cosmetics Directive. This applies as well to the new Pharmacists’ Regulations (Cosmetics) 2012-5773 of Israel. CONUSBAT’s workshop will focus on the EU’s regulatory modules of importance in this context, depict the specific provisions and explain how to approach compliance.

Organizer: Bioforum - Location: Ramat Gan, Israel, 24 - 25 November 2014


Regulatory Affairs


Regulatory Affairs

Meeting the CLP Deadline of June 1, 2015

CONUSBAT performs all services towards compliance with the re-classification deadline of June 1, 2015 and possesses 'Proof of Expertise' according to §5 (ChemProhReg/Chem VerbotsV).

The European Union’s adaptation of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 (CLP) on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures which entered into force on January 20, 2009. Since December 1, 2010, CLP applied to all substances and a new deadline comes up on June 1, 2015. This is the day when the classification rules from CLP will become fully applicable for chemical mixtures. Also effective on June 1, 2015, the old Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC will be repealed. All suppliers of cosmetic ingredients will have to comply with the CLP classification rules for their products.


Regulatory Affairs


Regulatory Affairs

After the ‘ICIS Surfactants Conference’ in Berlin

CONUSBAT on 'Surfactants in Cosmetic Products'

While key areas for surfactant application are detergents & household cleaners, most cosmetics contain surfactants as well, using their various functions. However, for cosmetics as well the biggest surfactant consumption applies to the cleaning function used mainly in personal care products.

Surfactants, as all ingredients for cosmetic products, have to comply with REACH & CLP. Therefore, we wish to remind about the upcoming deadlines for re-classification of mixtures under CLP (2015) and for the final registration under REACH (2018).


Regulatory Affairs


Regulatory Affairs

Interview with Annelie Struessmann

May 2014 at the QPC Global Cosmetic Compliance Summit in Amsterdam

CONUSBAT participated in the Global Cosmetic Compliance Summit, which was organized by IQPC from 27 - 29 May 2014 in Amsterdam. Annelie Struessmann gave a seminar on worldwide ingredient legislation and at this event the interview was recorded as well.

Interview