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Market Surveillance on Cosmetic Products in Estonia Natali Promet Health Protection Inspectorate Estonia e-mail:  [email_a...
Content of the presentation <ul><li>Introduction  </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Short historical note </...
Estonia in brief  <ul><li>Population:  1 356 000  </li></ul><ul><li>Area:  45 227 km² </li></ul><ul><li>Coastline:  3794 k...
Legislation <ul><li>The “Cosmetics Directive” 76/768/EEC is transposed into Estonian national legislation by 2 Regulations...
Short historical note (1): <ul><li>Period from 21.07.1995 to 01.09.2002 – pre-market control:   </li></ul><ul><li>When the...
Short historical note (2): <ul><li>Period from the second half of 2000 and until 01.09.2002 pre-market and in-market contr...
Short historical note (3): <ul><li>Period from 01.09.2002 and up to now – in-market surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Period ...
Cooperation agreements: <ul><li>24.05.2000 the cooperation agreement between H P I and Consumer Protection Bo a rd </li></...
Market  s urveillance bodies and Competent Authorities in Estonia <ul><li>Market  s urveillance bodies: </li></ul><ul><li>...
Competent Authorities: <ul><li>Health Protection Inspectorate  (Dir.76/768/EEC Art.7a(1) and (4); Dir.95/17/EC Art.10) </l...
Structure  of Health Protection System
Health Protection System <ul><li>Main fields of activities:   </li></ul><ul><li>Epidemiology and infectious diseases;  </l...
Consumer Goods and Services <ul><li>Surveillance on consumer goods  include surveillance on cosmetics, chemicals, biocides...
Working stuff, dealing with the market surveillance of consumer goods and services: <ul><li>Head office – HPI (1 chief spe...
Market of the Cosmetic Products in Estonia (1) 13157 5499 6486 13220 10263 9399 6643 4794 4527 2028 N u mber of  cosmetic ...
Market of the Cosmetic Products in Estonia (2) <ul><li>Up to 13000 new Cosmetic Products are marketed in Estonia   per yea...
Market surveillance activities: <ul><li>Pro-active activities: planned control, including target checks </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
 
Main non-compliances: <ul><li>Main deficiencies are on labelling of cosmetic </li></ul><ul><li>products (the label in the ...
Laboratory testing <ul><li>Since 2000 have been tested 50-200 different cosmetic products per year </li></ul><ul><li>Singl...
RAPEX <ul><li>The manual for inspectors how to act on RAPEX information's was developed by HPI and implemented on 27.05.20...
Notification <ul><li>The notification requirement entered into force in 2003  </li></ul><ul><li>The notification form was ...
Future development = 3 x “C” <ul><li>Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul>
<ul><li>THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! </li></ul>
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Market Surveillance On Cosmetic Products In Estonia

  1. 1. Market Surveillance on Cosmetic Products in Estonia Natali Promet Health Protection Inspectorate Estonia e-mail: [email_address] 11.03.2005, Brussels
  2. 2. Content of the presentation <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Short historical note </li></ul><ul><li>Market surveillance (MS) bodies </li></ul><ul><li>Health Protection Inspectorate (HPI) as the Competent Authority, its structure </li></ul><ul><li>Agreements between HPI, Consumer Protection Board & Customs </li></ul><ul><li>Market of the Cosmetic Products in Estonia </li></ul><ul><li>Market surveillance activities </li></ul><ul><li>Results of MS 2000-2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratory testing </li></ul><ul><li>RAPEX </li></ul><ul><li>Notification </li></ul>
  3. 3. Estonia in brief <ul><li>Population: 1 356 000 </li></ul><ul><li>Area: 45 227 km² </li></ul><ul><li>Coastline: 3794 km </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Tallinn </li></ul><ul><li>Regions: 15 counties </li></ul><ul><li>Borders: 633 km total </li></ul><ul><li>339 km with Latvia and </li></ul><ul><li>294 km with Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Distance from Tallinn to Helsinki: 85km; to Riga: 307km; to St.Petersburg: 395km; to Stockholm: 405km </li></ul><ul><li>Estonia stretches 350 km from east to west and 240 km from north to south </li></ul>
  4. 4. Legislation <ul><li>The “Cosmetics Directive” 76/768/EEC is transposed into Estonian national legislation by 2 Regulations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government Regulation 13.08.2002 No. 259 “Requirements for cosmetic products and their handling” based on the Public Health Act (14.06.1995) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulation of the minister of the Social Affairs 20.08.2004 No. 32 “Rules for Labelling of Cosmetic Products” * based on the Trading Act (11.02.2004) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* The previous regulations on labelling of Cosmetic Products was since 09.04.2002 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Short historical note (1): <ul><li>Period from 21.07.1995 to 01.09.2002 – pre-market control: </li></ul><ul><li>When the Public Health Act (14.06.1995) came into force </li></ul><ul><li>all imported and domestically produced cosmetic </li></ul><ul><li>products were checked and registered in the HPI before </li></ul><ul><li>placing on the market. Pre - market control existed until </li></ul><ul><li>01.09.2002. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Short historical note (2): <ul><li>Period from the second half of 2000 and until 01.09.2002 pre-market and in-market control existed at the same time : </li></ul><ul><li>Real in-market surveillance on cosmetic products </li></ul><ul><li>started in the second half of the year 2000. To </li></ul><ul><li>organise market surveillance more effectively the </li></ul><ul><li>cooperation agreement between HPI and Consumer </li></ul><ul><li>Protection Board have been signed on 24.05.2000. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Short historical note (3): <ul><li>Period from 01.09.2002 and up to now – in-market surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Period from 01.01.2003 and up to now – in-market surveillance + notification </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cooperation agreements: <ul><li>24.05.2000 the cooperation agreement between H P I and Consumer Protection Bo a rd </li></ul><ul><li>10.10.2003 the cooperation agreement between H P I and Customs </li></ul><ul><li>The main item of these agreements is to avoid duplication in market surveillance, cooperate and exchange of information </li></ul>
  9. 9. Market s urveillance bodies and Competent Authorities in Estonia <ul><li>Market s urveillance bodies: </li></ul><ul><li>H P I - under the Ministry of Social Affairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>surveillance of cosmetic products at the place of producers/importers and distributors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consumer Protection Board under the Ministry of Economy and Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>surveillance of cosmetic products at the place of retailers </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Competent Authorities: <ul><li>Health Protection Inspectorate (Dir.76/768/EEC Art.7a(1) and (4); Dir.95/17/EC Art.10) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tervisekaitse.ee </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical Notification Centre (Dir.76/768/EEC Art.7(3)) </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ktk.ee </li></ul><ul><li>(publication 13 .11. 2004, OJ C 278 , pages 2,9 ) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Structure of Health Protection System
  12. 12. Health Protection System <ul><li>Main fields of activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Epidemiology and infectious diseases; </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance on health safety: </li></ul><ul><li>food safety in retail and catering services; </li></ul><ul><li>safety and quality of drinking water; </li></ul><ul><li>safety of mineral water; </li></ul><ul><li>children hygiene (requirements in schools and kinder gardens); </li></ul><ul><li>surveillance of noise, vibration and electromagnetic fields in public environment ; </li></ul><ul><li>and also </li></ul>
  13. 13. Consumer Goods and Services <ul><li>Surveillance on consumer goods include surveillance on cosmetics, chemicals, biocides, toys and other products under the GPS Directive. </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance on s ervices include surveillance of the requirements in hairdressers, manicure-pedicure, beauty services, saunas and pest control services. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Working stuff, dealing with the market surveillance of consumer goods and services: <ul><li>Head office – HPI (1 chief specialist) </li></ul><ul><li>4 regional Health Protection Services (5 chief inspectors) which include 15 county departments (county department inspectors are involved mainly to control services) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Market of the Cosmetic Products in Estonia (1) 13157 5499 6486 13220 10263 9399 6643 4794 4527 2028 N u mber of cosmetic products 2004 2003 from 31.03. Until 01.09. 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 II half Years N u mber of notified cosmetic products (produced/ imported) N u mber of cosmetic products, which w ere registered in the Health Protection Inspectorate before placing on the Estonian Market
  16. 16. Market of the Cosmetic Products in Estonia (2) <ul><li>Up to 13000 new Cosmetic Products are marketed in Estonia per year </li></ul><ul><li>According to the notification data 2004: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>13157 Cosmetic Products came from 38 different countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1/3 notified products (4386) are from the third countries (not from the European Community) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Estonian producers (5) notified about 36 Cosmetic Products (0,27% of the total number) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Market surveillance activities: <ul><li>Pro-active activities: planned control, including target checks </li></ul><ul><li>Re - active: control on information (Consumer Protection Board, Customs and RAPEX information) </li></ul><ul><li>Re - active: control on c omplains </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratory testing </li></ul>
  18. 20. Main non-compliances: <ul><li>Main deficiencies are on labelling of cosmetic </li></ul><ul><li>products (the label in the national language is </li></ul><ul><li>missing, ingredients are not in INCI, the national </li></ul><ul><li>label covers the ingredients list, minimum </li></ul><ul><li>durability (best before...) is not marked, conditions </li></ul><ul><li>of use and warnings, which must be printed on the </li></ul><ul><li>label are missing etc.) </li></ul>
  19. 21. Laboratory testing <ul><li>Since 2000 have been tested 50-200 different cosmetic products per year </li></ul><ul><li>Single findings of microbiological contamination of cosmetic products were found in 2002 and 2004 (before accession the EU) </li></ul><ul><li>HPI laboratory is able to carry out the following tests: </li></ul><ul><li>determination of formaldehyde, fluoride, DAP, OTD, MTD, PTD, OPD, MPD, PPD, resorcinol, parabens, phenoxyethanols, tri c losan e in cosmetic products. </li></ul><ul><li>The implementation of new laboratory methods needs resources and we would like to know the possibilities and costs of testing of the cosmetic products in other EU countries for the further cooperation. </li></ul>
  20. 22. RAPEX <ul><li>The manual for inspectors how to act on RAPEX information's was developed by HPI and implemented on 27.05.2004 </li></ul><ul><li>After accession the European Union HPI received 97 RAPEX notifications about different products and 17 of them were cosmetic products. </li></ul><ul><li>Target checks on these information's were organised and fortunately cosmetic products informed were not found on Estonian market. </li></ul>
  21. 23. Notification <ul><li>The notification requirement entered into force in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>The notification form was established at the beginning of 2003 and was made available on the HPI webpage : </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.tevisekaitse.ee </li></ul><ul><li>HPI received notifications about manufacturing or importing of cosmetic products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>in 2003 - 148 notifications about 5499 cosmetic products </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in 2004 - 420 notifications about 13157 cosmetic products </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Due to notification system it is better to organize market surveillance and to have a better overview </li></ul>
  22. 24. Future development = 3 x “C” <ul><li>Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul>
  23. 25. <ul><li>THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! </li></ul>

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