European cosmetic law

Prawo kosmetyczne

Definition of a cosmetic product

Definition of a cosmetic product ‘cosmetic product’ means any substance or mixture intended to be placed in contact with the external parts of the human body (epidermis, hair system, nails, lips and external genital organs) or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with a view exclusively or mainly to cleaning them, perfuming them, changing their appearance, protecting them, keeping them in good condition or correcting body odours;

Polish cosmetics law New Act on Cosmetics. Planned entry into force January 2019 [open]