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One Year On: The EU Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 - The Industry's View

July 23, 2014

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The new Cosmetics Regulation came into force on 11th July 2013 to reinforce product safety and takes into consideration the latest technological developments, including the possible use of nanomaterials.

This significant change from the previous directive has resulted in many cosmetics professionals still unsure whether the processes they have in place are compliant.

Ahead of the Cosmetic Compliance Summit [ ] , Pharma IQ asked the cosmetic industry for their views on the EU Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 one year on and summarised the responses in an easy-to-assimilate infographic [ ] .

Interesting facts highlighted in the infographic include:

- The number one challenge resulting from the regulation - The most common compliance challenges - Where are organisations investing the most? - What factors are driving company's investment choices?

Copies of the infographic are fully downloadable from the event website here at no cost [ ] . A copy can be also requested via email at

The Cosmetic Compliance Summit, taking place in London, UK in October 14th - 16th follows the hugely successful launch of the event last year. It remains Europe's only two day event dedicated entirely to the EU Cosmetic Regulation and it's after effects, giving Brand owners, cosmetic designers and formulators, and manufacturing companies a chance to network, share best practices, discuss obstacles and overcome some of the biggest challenges cosmetics faces today.

Find the full programme, event details and registration information about the Cosmetic Compliance Summit on [ ] , phone +44(0)207-036-1300 or email

Press are invited to attend this important industry forum, if you would like to a complimentary press pass please email Veronica

Media contact: Veronica Araujo, +44(0)20-7368-9748, or visit [ ]

Pharma IQ

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