My cosmetic product and EU Regulation 1223/2009
Yes. In article 13 of Regulation 1223/2009 it is clearly stated that all cosmetic products that will be placed on the market in the European Union need to be registered into CPNP prior to being placed on this market.
In EU applicable legislation for cosmetic products is Regulation 1223/2009 on cosmetic products with its Annexes. Additionally claims, claims support and advertising is arranging regulation 655/2013 which is laying down common criteria for the justification of claims used in relation to cosmetic products.
Yes, regulation 1223/2009 considers perfumes and soaps as cosmetic product, since by definition Cosmetic product is “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 odors”.
Yes, it applies to all products, however they are placed on the market under condition that they fall under definition of a cosmetic product.