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Using the "Cruelty-Free" logo in Europe

These last twenty years, cosmetic products designated as being “cruelty-free” have been gaining popularity. As a matter of fact, consumers tend to be more and more eco-conscious and look for products that are environmental and animal-friendly. At the European scale, this translates into the implementation of several laws on the matter. EcoMundo provides you with guidance on the use of the Cruelty-Free logo when importing your cosmetic products in Europe. Read more...

Preservatives in cosmetic products

Preservatives in cosmetics are often criticized, nevertheless, preservatives help the cosmetic formula remain safe and prevent alteration in time. The EU Regulation has a strict framework, with a positive list of 59 allowed preservatives. Learn more about the use of preservatives and alternatives in this article.

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Swedish government to toughen the regulations on preservatives in cosmetics

The Swedish government has recently organized a public consultation after the Swedish Chemicals Agency (Kemi) issued a report on preservatives. Thus, a certain amount of demands have emerged aiming at a harsher regulation on the presence of some preservatives deemed problematic in cosmetic products. The Swedish government wonders what measures to implement (or not). Read more...

EcoMundo, award winner at the Cosmetic 360 trade fair

Last 18-19 October, EcoMundo exhibited at the prestigious Cosmetic 360 trade fair at Carrousel du Louvre, to present to actors of the cosmetics industry its latest software innovation: the Formula Check module. In addition to the many exciting encounters that took place, EcoMundo’s teams were honoured to be chosen by the jury of Cosmetic Valley for the "Cosmetic 360 Award" in the "Support function for cosmetic industry category"! Discover the highlights of this amazing event.

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6 steps to import your cosmetic product into Europe

Do you import cosmetic products into Europe? Did you know that you must meet a number of requirements to sell your imported cosmetic products on the EU Market? The European Cosmetic Regulation No 1223/2009 applies to all products placed on the European market, including imported products. Follow EcoMundo’s guide to successfully import your product onto the EU market.

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ISO 29621: Risk assessment and identification of microbiologically low-risk products in cosmetics

During your cosmetic compliance process for Europe, you’ll need to provide various data and tests. Some finished products present a low risk of microbial contamination during production and hence, need a lighter testing process. EcoMundo gives you an overview of the most commonly used standard for low risk products in cosmetics: ISO 29621:2017.

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