Blog For Cosmetic Professionals — Food Imitation

Bomb Cosmetics Run Into Problems With Soap That Looks Like Tart

Posted by Colin Sanders on

  I try to keep an eye on Rapex reports as they are a good way of keeping abreast of how regulations are interpreted across Europe.  In the last couple of weeks there has been a case of the Spanish equivalent of trading standards ordering a product to be taken off the market because of their resemblance to food.  They are quoting an EU directive - this is the one from 1987. It's a directive so it is up to individual countries to enact national legislation to address it, which are supposed to be consistent across the EU.  The...

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