EU Representation

As clearly indicated by the EC 1223/2009, designating a Responsible Person is a mandatory requirement: “Responsible persons shall ensure compliance with Articles 3, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, Article 19(1),(2)and (5), as well as Articles 20, 21,  23 and 24” (Art.5, p.1).

The RP is responsible to ensure that all the obligations related to product conformity have been carried out prior to placing the product onto the European Market and then to act as the Cosmeto-Vigilance contact point in Europe towards the cosmetic product responsible for.

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As your RP, Obelis will:

Perform Formulation Review
Compile Product Information File (PIF)
Conduct Labelling Review
Verify your Claims
Secure your Safety Assessment
Complete CPNP Notification

Once products have been registered (notified), the EU Responsible Person should also provide:

  • Ongoing Regulatory updates & EU Market Consultancy
  • Post-Marketing Surveillance: reporting of Serious Undesirable Effects (SUE), support regarding any EU Competent Authority requests, corrective measures,
  • Immediate corrective measures, withdrawal/recall if appropriate in case of non-compliance.
  • Immediate information to competent authorities (CA) and other economic operators in case of risk to the protection of human health.
  • Provide information and documentation to demonstrate conformity as per requests by national authorities. Keep the PIF readily accessible to the Competent Authorities for a period of 10 years after the last batch was placed on the market.

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Supporting tools

  • Labelling Guidance

This tool provides you with useful guidance on the labelling requirements set out by Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009. You will get an overview of the elements you will need to display on your label to comply with European legislation.

Download: Labelling guidance
  • How to compile your PIF

Compiling a Product Information File (PIF) is one of the key steps you need to comply with when it comes down to putting your cosmetic products on the European market. This tool provides you with the guidelines you will need to follow.

Download: Compiling a Product Information File (PIF)
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