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Extra guidance on categorising chemicals used in cosmetics

If you're planning to introduce industrial chemicals (and products that release industrial chemicals) for use in cosmetics, see our extra guidance on categorising cosmetic introductions. It'll give you tips to help you work out your introduction category. 

Bottles and containers of beauty products

Don't forget, your first step to categorisation is to check if your chemical is on our Inventory (a listed introduction). Otherwise, all introducers must work out if their introduction is exempted, reported or assessed.

Read – categorisation of chemicals in cosmetics

 

 

 

 

 

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