Navigating the complexities of global compliance is a crucial aspect of launching cosmetic products.

Understanding the intricacies of various regulations can ensure not only the safety and efficacy of products but also their successful entry into international markets. Here’s a closer look at four key areas of compliance that are vital for the cosmetic industry, provided by ADSL’s comprehensive compliance services:

Global Cosmetic Product Safety Reports (CPSRs)
Global Cosmetic Product Safety Reports (CPSRs) are essential for ensuring cosmetic products meet international safety and regulatory standards. These reports, crucial for manufacturers and distributors, include comprehensive safety assessments, toxicological evaluations, and compliance checks. CPSRs are tailored to meet the requirements of regulations such as the EU Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009, FDA guidelines in the US, and similar frameworks in other key markets. By adhering to these standards, CPSRs help companies ensure product safety and efficacy, foster consumer trust, and facilitate smooth market entry and operations across different regions.
Through these services, ADSL plays a pivotal role in supporting cosmetic companies to navigate the intricate landscape of product safety and regulatory compliance. Understanding and adhering to the Modernizing Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA), Proposition 65, and the requirements for Material Safety Data Sheets are essential for ensuring that cosmetic products are safe, compliant, and successful in today’s competitive market.

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are crucial documents that detail the properties of a chemical product, including safety, handling, storage, and emergency procedures. In the cosmetics industry, where products are designed for personal use, the importance of MSDS becomes even more pronounced. They ensure that manufacturers, distributors, and consumers are well-informed about the product’s chemical properties and safety measures. ADSL aids companies in preparing comprehensive MSDS that adhere to regulatory standards, thereby enhancing the safety and transparency of cosmetic products.

Modernizing Cosmetic Regulations Act (MoCRA)
The Modernizing Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) is a significant piece of legislation aimed at updating and enhancing the regulatory framework for cosmetic products in the United States. Its primary focus is to ensure the safety, transparency, and efficacy of cosmetics, addressing both the industry’s and consumers’ needs for modernized regulations. ADSL’s expertise in navigating MoCRA can assist companies in understanding and implementing the necessary measures to comply with these updated regulatory standards, focusing on ingredient safety, product labeling, and reporting adverse events.

Proposition 65
Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, is a California law that mandates businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. For the cosmetics industry, this entails a comprehensive understanding of the chemical composition of products and ensuring that any potential exposure to harmful chemicals is clearly communicated to consumers. ADSL provides vital support in identifying these chemicals in cosmetic formulations and developing strategies to comply with Proposition 65’s stringent requirements.


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  • MoCRA
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Global Compliance
  • Efficacy of cosmetic products
  • Quality testing
  • Analytical services
  • Prop65
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