HSE Environmental Health - Retail Sales of Cosmetic Products


Environmnetal Health

Retail Sales of Cosmetic Products

The Role of the Retailer

Under the European Cmmunities (Cosmetic Products) Regulations 2004 as amended, a cosmetic product shall not be sold by retail or otherwise supplied to a consumer unless it complies with the provisions of these Regulations.

The leaflet issued by the HSE deals with:

  • What is a cosmetic product?
  • The Role of the Environmental Health Officer.
  • General Requirements
  • Labelling Requirements
  • Offences and Penalties
  • Rapex Alterts

 This leaflet was issued by the HSE Environmental Health Service in February 2010.

 For further details please contact the HSE on www.hse.ie or contact the IHF office 056-8833808.