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QUALITY SAFETY AND LEGISLATIONS
FOR COSMETIC PRODUCT
PRESENTED BY
PITTALAAKHIL
M. PHARMACY I
Sem
Under the guidance of
Mrs. L. Devakamma
Assistant Professor
Department of
Pharmaceutics
COSMETICS
• Cosmetics it is defined as any article intended
to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on
or introduced into or otherwise applied to the
human body or any part there for cleansing,
beautifying, promoting attractiveness or
altering the appearance.
COSMETICS QUALITY
Cosmetics quality refers
to the level of aesthetic
appeal and visual
attractiveness of a
product, particularly in
the cosmetics industry.
It encompasses a range
of factors
including colour,
texture,
consistency, fragrance
and packaging.
IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY
• Cosmetic quality is important because it can have a
significant impact on a products marketability,
consumer perception and overall success in the
market place.
• Some other importance are brand image, consumer
satisfaction, competitive advantages etc..
SAFETY TESTS
• Some of the safety test are:
• Acute toxicity test.
• Primary skin irritation test
• Continuous skin irritation test.
• Eye irritation test.
• Sensitization test.
• Phototoxicity test.
• Photosensitization test.
• Mutagen test.
• Human patch test.
LEGISLATIONS
• The cosmetic products in India are regulated under the
Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945 and
Labelling Declarations by the Bureau of Indian Standards
(BIS).
• BIS sets the standards for cosmetics for the products
listed under Schedule ‘S’ of the Drugs and cosmetics
Rules 1945.
• BIS has also provided the specification for Skin Creams
and Lipstick in the Indian Standards (IS) 6608:2004 and
9875:1990 respectively.
• According to IS 6608:2004, all the raw materials requiring
test for heavy metals have been so tested and comply
with the requirements, then the manufacturer may not
test the finished cosmetic for heavy metals and arsenic.
• The Rule 134 of Drugs and Cosmetics Rules has
laid down restrictions on use of cosmetics
containing dyes, colours and pigments other than
those specified by the Bureau of Indian Standards
(IS: 4707 Part 1 as amended) and Schedule Q.
• The Rule 145 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules
prohibits use of lead and arsenic compounds in
cosmetics for the purpose of colouring.
• Rule 135 prohibits import of cosmetics in which a
lead or arsenic compound has been used for the
colouring purpose.
• Rule 145 D and 135 A prohibits manufacture and
import respectively of cosmetics containing
mercury compounds.
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Quality safety and legislations of cosmetics.pptx

  • 1. QUALITY SAFETY AND LEGISLATIONS FOR COSMETIC PRODUCT PRESENTED BY PITTALAAKHIL M. PHARMACY I Sem Under the guidance of Mrs. L. Devakamma Assistant Professor Department of Pharmaceutics
  • 2. COSMETICS • Cosmetics it is defined as any article intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on or introduced into or otherwise applied to the human body or any part there for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance.
  • 3. COSMETICS QUALITY Cosmetics quality refers to the level of aesthetic appeal and visual attractiveness of a product, particularly in the cosmetics industry. It encompasses a range of factors including colour, texture, consistency, fragrance and packaging.
  • 4. IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY • Cosmetic quality is important because it can have a significant impact on a products marketability, consumer perception and overall success in the market place. • Some other importance are brand image, consumer satisfaction, competitive advantages etc..
  • 5. SAFETY TESTS • Some of the safety test are: • Acute toxicity test. • Primary skin irritation test • Continuous skin irritation test. • Eye irritation test. • Sensitization test. • Phototoxicity test. • Photosensitization test. • Mutagen test. • Human patch test.
  • 6. LEGISLATIONS • The cosmetic products in India are regulated under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945 and Labelling Declarations by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). • BIS sets the standards for cosmetics for the products listed under Schedule ‘S’ of the Drugs and cosmetics Rules 1945. • BIS has also provided the specification for Skin Creams and Lipstick in the Indian Standards (IS) 6608:2004 and 9875:1990 respectively. • According to IS 6608:2004, all the raw materials requiring test for heavy metals have been so tested and comply with the requirements, then the manufacturer may not test the finished cosmetic for heavy metals and arsenic.
  • 7. • The Rule 134 of Drugs and Cosmetics Rules has laid down restrictions on use of cosmetics containing dyes, colours and pigments other than those specified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (IS: 4707 Part 1 as amended) and Schedule Q. • The Rule 145 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules prohibits use of lead and arsenic compounds in cosmetics for the purpose of colouring. • Rule 135 prohibits import of cosmetics in which a lead or arsenic compound has been used for the colouring purpose. • Rule 145 D and 135 A prohibits manufacture and import respectively of cosmetics containing mercury compounds.