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The Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.General Requirements

  5. 4.Particular requirements

  6. 5.Authorisation by the Secretary of State

  7. 6.Marking

  8. 7.Responsible Persons and Competent Authorities

  9. 8.Product Information

  10. 9.Where the place of manufacture or initial importation into the...

  11. 10.(1) A United Kingdom competent authority may, where difficulties are...

  12. 11.(1) Without prejudice to the provisions of regulations 3, 4,...

  13. 12.Contravention of regulations 8, 9 and 10

  14. 13.Enforcement

  15. 14.Any test of goods purchased under section 28 or seized...

  16. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      LIST OF SUBSTANCES WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN

      1. The alphabetical list set out in column 2 of this...

      2. The numbers given in columns 1, 3 and 4 are...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      LIST OF SUBSTANCES WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS

      1. In this Schedule, the matters specified in columns 3, 4,...

      2. Names which appear in square brackets in column 2 are...

      3. PART I SUBSTANCES LISTED IN ANNEX III, PART I OF THE DIRECTIVE AS SUBSTANCES WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN

      4. PART II SUBSTANCES LISTED IN ANNEX III, PART 2 (FORMERLY ANNEX IV, PART 1) OF THE DIRECTIVE AS SUBSTANCES PROVISIONALLY ALLOWED

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      LIST OF COLOURING AGENTS WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS AND EXCEPT COLOURING AGENTS INTENDED SOLELY TO COLOUR HAIR

      1. In this Schedule the colouring agents referred to in regulation...

      2. In the case of colouring agents identified by the addition...

      3. Colouring agents whose number is preceded by the letter ‘E’...

      4. PART I COLOURING AGENTS LISTED IN ANNEX IV PART 1 (FORMERLY ANNEX III PART 2) OF THE DIRECTIVE AS COLOURING AGENTS WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN

        1. Field of application

      5. PART II COLOURING AGENTS LISTED IN ANNEX IV OF PART 2 OF THE DIRECTIVE AS COLOURING AGENTS WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN AND WHERE COSMETIC PRODUCT SUPPLIED BEFORE A CERTAIN DATE

        1. Field of application

        2. NOTE: There are presently no entries in this part.

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      LIST OF PRESERVATIVES WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS

      1. In this Schedule, the matters specified in columns 3, 4,...

      2. In column 4 of this Schedule, “A” indicates that the...

      3. In this Schedule— “salts” means salts of the cations sodium,...

      4. In column 4 of this Schedule, the percentage concentration is...

      5. All preservative substances containing formaldehyde or any substances named in...

      6. Names which appear in square brackets in column 2 of...

      7. PART I PRESERVATIVES LISTED IN ANNEX VI, PART I OF THE DIRECTIVE AS PRESERVATIVES WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MAY NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN

      8. PART II PRESERVATIVES LISTED IN ANNEX VI PART 2 OF THE DIRECTIVE AS PRESERVATIVES WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MAY NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN AND WHERE SUPPLIED BEFORE A CERTAIN DATE

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      LIST OF UV FILTERS WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MUST NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS

      1. In this Schedule, the matters specified in columns 3, 4...

      2. Names which appear in square brackets in column 2 are...

      3. PART I UV FILTERS LISTED IN ANNEX VII PART I OF THE DIRECTIVE AS UV FILTERS WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MAY NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN

      4. PART II UV FILTERS LISTED IN ANNEX VII PART 2 OF THE DIRECTIVE AS UV FILTERS WHICH COSMETIC PRODUCTS MAY NOT CONTAIN EXCEPT SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS LAID DOWN AND WHERE SUPPLIED BEFORE A CERTAIN DATE

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      SYMBOL IN ANNEX VIII OF THE DIRECTIVE WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR THE PURPOSES OF REGULATIONS 6(6) AND 6(11)

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      1. PART I PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED WITH A REQUEST FOR CONFIDENTIALITY

        1. 1.The name or trade name and address or registered office...

        2. 2.Precise identification of the cosmetic ingredient for which confidentiality is...

        3. 3.The evaluation of the safety for human health of the...

        4. 4.The envisaged use of the cosmetic ingredient and in particular...

        5. 5.A detailed justification of why confidentiality is sought addressing for...

        6. 6.(a) If known, the name of each cosmetic product which...

        7. 7.A statement setting out whether a request has been submitted...

      2. PART II PROCEDURE FOR GRANT OF REGISTRATION NUMBER

        1. 1.The registration number referred to in regulation 11(5) shall consist...

        2. 2.The code allocated to the United Kingdom is 06.

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      SAMPLING AND TESTING

      1. 1.In this Schedule— “Annex A” means the Annex to Commission...

      2. 2.An enforcement authority intending to purchase a cosmetic product shall...

      3. 3.The immediate container, if any, of a cosmetic product purchased...

      4. 4.As soon as an enforcement authority has purchased a cosmetic...

      5. 5.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the provisions of Part...

      6. 6.(1) Any test to determine whether a cosmetic product contains...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      REVOCATIONS

  17. Explanatory Note

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