Colipa - Cosmetics Europe - personal care association
Summary of the initiative
Name of Private Regulator:Colipa - Cosmetics Europe - personal care association
Objective(s):Improving sector's image; Raising industry standards. The guidelines on quantity and quality of information which fragance suppliers should submit to cosmetic manufacturers are an addendum to the COLIPA Guidelines on Product Information Requirements. As such they are intended for the exchange of safety related product information between fragrance suppliers and manufacturers of cosmetics needed to meet the Cosmetics Directive and in particular its Article 7 (Council Directive 76/768/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to cosmetic products, Official Journal L 262, 27 September 1976, p. 169-200). The background and meaning of the IFRA Code of Practice and its safety standards for consumer exposure to fragrance ingredients are included together with practical examples of a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and a declaration for the product information for a fragrance compound.