Consumers get a right to request ingredients

Cozier, Muriel
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the publication of guidelines that enables consumers to get more information about the ingredients used in cosmetics by the European Commission. The guidelines include a central public directory of companies placing cosmetics on the market in the European Union. Producers will have to provide the quantitative and qualitative composition of products.


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