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Brexit implications for cosmetic products


Restricted as per EC regulation 1223/2009?


Other observations

Date of update Deadline Content of update Reference Source Obelis articles
06.04.2020 End of transition period 1. EU rules in the field of cosmetic products(…) no longer apply to the United Kingdom. 2. Responsible persons can no longer be established in the United Kingdom. UK manufacturers will have as RP the importers or they appoint someone else as RP; 3. Transfer of products notified in the CPNP by UK RPs will have to be transferred to EU RP before the end of the transition period (less than 1 year) 4. Qualifications from the United Kingdom which have not been recognised as equivalent by an EU Member State can no longer be relied on for the purpose of fulfilling the requirements. 5. The above does not apply to Northern Ireland – cosmetic products placed on the market there have to comply with the Regulation. Products manufactured there and shipped to the EU are not considered to be imported. Notice to stakeholders - WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EURULES IN THE FIELD OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS EC 27/03/2020 - How does Brexit affect the commercialization of your cosmetic products?