All cosmetic products are regulated at European level to ensure the highest level of consumer safety.
The main regulatory framework for finished cosmetic products sold in the EU market is Regulation (EC) N° 1223/2009.
Plantain Cosmetic Innovations employ in-house chemists and a quality assurance representative to ensure that the highest quality standards are met.
If you wish to to add any essential oils or fragrances or natural actives to a product, you can be confident that these additions will be within the EU guidelines and comply with the IFRA standards.
All products are manufactured under GMP and IS09000.
It is important to note that when selling a product under your own brand, it is your company’s responsibility to ensure that the product complies with the EU regulations.
The individual within your company who takes on this responsibility is known as the Responsible Person.
We have created a Product Information File (PIF) summary for all our standard products. This document contains the key details about the product including all the information you need to register the product on the EU Cosmetic Product Notifications Portal (CPNP) and is available on request.
CPNP Account Information
To make things easier, we can set up an account for you on the CPNP and provide notification of any products that you purchase from us.
Please use the form below to request more information.
Alternatively, if you would like to set up and manage your own account on the CPNP, we have put together a step by step guide to help you upload your products to the portal.
You can download the guide as a PDF file (this is a standard guide which can be found under CPNP. Most of the product details that you will need are in our Product Information File (PIF) summary document which can be requested from us.
In order to sell cosmetic products within the EU, certain information must be included on the packaging that explains what the product is, how to use it safely and how the best results can be obtained.
Product labelling in the EU is regulated by law under the EU Cosmetics Regulations (1223/2009).
We offer a service that checks that full INCI ingredients are correctly listed on your labels and that they are fully compliant with this legislation.
If you are organising your own packaging and labelling, you might find the information below helpful so you can ensure that your product meets the EU Cosmetics Regulation.
For cosmetic products being sold within the EU, the following information must be included on the label or packaging;
Please note this guide is not comprehensive and only highlights the main points that are most relevant
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