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Bulk sales of cosmetic products in France

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30/08/2023 NA On August 30, 2023, the French government published a new Decree establishing additional requirements for the bulk sale (= products sold without packaging) of certain products, including cosmetic products for which the EU Cosmetics Regulations requires a challenge test. These products can be sold via assisted service. Assisted service is a sales method in which the product is packaged and immediately handed over to the consumer by a trained person at the point of sale through the use of suitable dispensing devices. Décret n° 2023-837 du 30 août 2023 établissant la liste des produits qui ne peuvent pas être vendus en vrac pour des raisons de santé publique Légifrance