• October 2, 2018
  • WTO

UAE Updates GCC draft regulation for Cosmetic Products

This gulf technical regulation is concerned with the general safety requirements and parameters as well as labeling and packaging requirements that should be fulfilled by all cosmetics and personal care products. An illustrative list of these products is given in Annex 1 of this technical regulation. The technical regulation specifies 6 main functions or purpose of use for cosmetic and personal care products, namely: • To clean • To perfume • To change the appearance • To protect • To keep in good condition • To correct body odors G/TBT/N/ARE/445 • G/TBT/N/BHR/551 • G/TBT/N/KWT/437 • G/TBT/N/OMN/384 • The field of application of cosmetics is to one or more of the following: • The epidermis • The hair system • The nails • The lips • The teeth • The mucous membranes of the oral cavity • The external genital organs Products intended to come into contact with the mucous membranes include those used: • In the vicinity of the eyes • On the lips • In the oral cavity • On the external genital organs

New   Draft Text 1 is available for download in the following languages: English


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