A South West SME with proven experience in providing compliance services to international companies in the cosmetics, personal care and hygiene industry offers technical, advisory and training services to companies wishing to exploit European market opportunities under subcontracting, outsourcing and services agreements and offers to act as a "responsible person" (Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009) for companies based outside Europe under services agreements.
A South West based UK SME with over 18 years experience in product safety and compliance, cosmetic, personal care and toiletry products and health & safety regulation has developed a robust solution tailored to the needs of the client covering all aspects of compliance required under the EU Cosmetic Regulation EC 1223/2009. The company has worked extensively with global and UK clients covering a broad range of cosmetic and personal care product ranges, gift sets and individual products including but not limited to make-up, skincare, hair care, deodorants, soaps, toothpaste and whiteners, perfumes and fragrances. The SME's turnkey solution ensures products meet regulatory requirements for sale in the European Union and European Economic Area and includes compliance with: • Appointment and duties of responsible person • Product information file and safety assessment • Cosmetic product labels and claims • Cosmetic product testing • Notification to the EU Commission through the Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP) • Post market surveillance for cosmetic products • Training on the Cosmetic Regulation EC 1223/2009 Non European personal care and cosmetic companies who wish to sell products in the EU are required to have in place a “responsible person” who is located within Europe to take responsibility for those products both to place them for sale and to monitor ongoing product compliance, quality and safety. The SME offers to act as a third party "responsible person" for companies outside Europe and is particularly interested to act for companies in Canada, New Zealand, South Korea, India, USA and Brazil. The company offers subcontracting, outsourcing and services agreements to European manufacturers, distributors and retailers and offers the additional service to act as a "responsible person" to non European companies.
Innovations and advantages
• Very experienced management team. Extensive experience working in regulatory, compliance, quality management and manufacturing roles. • Extensive experience working with manufacturers based outside the EU and EU distributors importing cosmetic and personal care products and working under non disclosure agreements (NDAs) enabling manufactures to comply with EU legal requirements whilst safeguarding their IP assets (formulations) from distributors. • Connected to and capable of effecting introductions to UK distributors. • Practical 'hands on' experience of acting in the role of third party Responsible Person; a role undertaken since it was first introduced by the EU Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 in 2013. • Management team have worked with international and globally recognised companies and international supply chains. • Robust "one stop" regulatory compliance solution. • Flexible and adaptable; capable of delivering tailored services to meet clients' needs. • Efficient, reliable and affordable to smaller companies.
Market application codes
05007007 Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
07002001 Drug stores
07004002 Health and beauty aids
07004008 Other consumer products
09003005 Consulting services
Type of partner sought
The partners sought will be brand owners, manufacturers, distributors or retailers of personal care and cosmetic products who require services to demonstrate compliance with the EU Cosmetic Regulation EC 1223/2009 and a third party to act as a "responsible person". The SME seeks partners for services, outsourcing and subcontracting agreements.