Production and marketing

Production of cosmetics 

  • Production of cosmetics is subject to license from the local health inspectorate. 

Marketing of cosmetics 

  • Responsible person within the EEA needs to be appointed that ensures that the product meets the requirements of the Icelandic regulation No 577/2013 that adapts the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of cosmetic products.
  • Prior to placing a cosmetic product on the market, it shall be ensured that it contains only substances approved within the EEA and fulfills requirements of labelling (see Appendixes II-VI and Article 19 of the EC regulation of cosmetic products). 
  • Prior to placing a cosmetic product on the market within the EEA  notified in the Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP)