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Is my product an Over-the-Counter drug, a cosmetic, or both?

There can be a fine line between when a product is considered a Cosmetic, an Over-the-Counter drug, or both. It is important to make a clear distinction, as regulations differ between each category. As a result, it is easy for a firm to violate regulations by marketing a drug product as a cosmetic. Whether a product is considered an OTC drug or a Cosmetic is determined by its intended use. EcoMundo enlightens you on this matter! 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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How much does a REACH Authorisation dossier cost?

The REACH Authorisation procedure allows a company to temporarily use an SVHC (Substance of Very High Concern) listed in Annex XIV of the REACH Regulation, which is in fact banned from use in Europe. The granting of this Authorisation by Europe requires the production of a specific authorisation application, which includes various costs. EcoMundo reviews the structure of this dossier and helps you to anticipate the budget to allocate. Read more...

4-Nonylphenol and REACH authorisation: what you must know

4-Nonylphenol, branched and linear, ethoxylated (also called triton) was included in Annex XIV of REACH on 14th June 2017. It will be banned in Europe from 4 July 2019, unless a REACH authorisation application has been drafted. What must you know before starting such application? Our experts give you key information on this substance, as well as advice to follow before going ahead.

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4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated and REACH authorisation: what you must know

4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated (covering well-defined substances and UVCB substances, polymers and homologues) was included in Annex XIV of REACH on 14th June 2017. It will be banned in Europe from 4 July 2019, unless a REACH authorisation application has been drafted. What must you know before starting such application? Our experts give you key information on this substance, as well as advice to follow before going ahead.

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1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-8-branched alkyl esters, C7-rich and REACH authorisation: what you must know

1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-8-branched alkyl esters, C7-rich was included in Annex XIV of REACH on 14th June 2017. It will be banned in Europe from 4 January 2019, unless a REACH authorisation application has been drafted. What must you know before starting such application? Our experts give you key information on this substance, as well as advice to follow before going ahead. Read more...

Bis(2-methoxyethyl) phthalate and REACH authorisation: what you must know

Bis(2-methoxyethyl) phthalate was included in Annex XIV of REACH on 14th June 2017. It will be banned in Europe from 4 January 2019, unless a REACH authorisation application has been drafted. What must you know before starting such application? Our experts give you key information on this substance, as well as advice to follow before going ahead. Read more...