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Is it Cosmetic

The Cosmetic product is any product contains one or more substance intended to use on the outer parts of the human body (Skin, hair, nails, lips and the outer parts of the genital) Or teeth and the mucous lining of the oral cavity for cleaning purposes or Perfuming, protection or kept in good condition and to change or improve appearance or to change and improve the smell of the body.

The product is classified as a drug in the event of contained or marketed with a medical claim.

How is a products intended use established?

Intended use may be established in a number of ways. Such as:
  • Ingredients that may cause a product to be considered a drug because they have a well-known (to the public and industry) to be used therapeutically. An example is fluoride in toothpaste.
  • This principle also holds true for essential oils in the fragrance products.
  • A fragrance marketed for promoting attractiveness is a cosmetic. But a fragrance marketed with certain (aromatherapy) claims, such as assertions that the scent will help the consumer in sleeping or quit smoking, meets the definition of a drug because of its intended use.

How labeling requirements are different?

A cosmetic product must be labeled according to cosmetic labeling regulations. See the requirements of labeling in the cosmetic product specifications: Safety requirements for cosmetics.

Electronic Cosmetics Insertion System (ECOSMA)