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Scope of the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC

The following is a list by category of cosmetic products which fall under the Cosmetics Directive.

  • Creams, emulsions, lotions, gels and oils for the skin (hands face, feet, etc.)
  • Face masks (with the exception of peeling products)
  • Tinted bases (liquids, pastes, powders)
  • Make-up powders, after-bath powders, hygienic powders, etc.
  • Toilet soaps, deodorant soaps, etc.
  • Perfumes, toilet waters and eau de cologne
  • Bath and shower preparations (salts, foams, oils, gels, etc.)
  • Depilatories
  • Deodorants and anti-perspirants
  • Hair care products
  • Hair tints and bleaches
  • Products for waving, straightening and fixing
  • Setting products
  • Cleansing products (lotions, powders, shampoos)
  • Conditioning products (lotions, creams, oils)
  • Hairdressing products (lotions, lacquers, brilliantines)
  • Shaving products (creams, foams, lotions, etc.)
  • Products for making up and removing make-up from the face and the eyes
  • Products intended for application to the lips
  • Products for care of the teeth and the mouth
  • Products for nail care and make-up
  • Products for external intimate hygiene
  • Sunbathing products
  • Products for tanning without sun
  • Skin-whitening products
  • Anti-wrinkle products

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