Mastering Cosmetic Legislation 2024 edition

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A Comprehensive Guide to Selling your Handmade Cosmetic Products Legally

This in-depth information-packed guide teaches you about the areas you will need to address in order to sell your handmade cosmetic products legally.


If you plan to make cosmetic products, whether it is a product that you put in the bath, rinse off or leave on your skin, nails or hair, it will need to be safety assessed before you can legally make it available for sale. This eLearning course aims to simplify what can initially appear to be a complex procedure and will guide you through each step that you need to take in order to sell your products legally. From creating a good manufacturing practice document, submitting your product formulation for a safety report, keeping records, creating labels and working with the authorities - this guide covers it all.


This guide has been updated to include IFRA 50th amendment and Brexit updates.  Full written explanations, exercises, examples and other supporting documentation will be provided as part of the reading material.


By the time you have read through all the information in this guide you will be able to prepare your cosmetic product formulation for submission to your cosmetic chemist and understand what paperwork and records need to be kept for each batch of products you make. You will understand how to compile and display the information that needs to be put on your product label and be able to identify the percentage of allergens contained within your essential and fragrance oils.


If you purchase the 'with support' option your assigned tutor will assist you when you require help via email support during the course.  This will enable you to ask questions as and when they arise and also for a period after you have completed the course should further questions arise. Your tutor will be happy to help you with your own CPSR and label set up.


Plush Folly work closely with selected cosmetic chemists to ensure our knowledge is expert and up to date.  We will happily suggest relevant cosmetic chemists based on your particular requirements (product, budget, timeframe etc).


This guide includes:

  • Introduction to Cosmetic Legislation
  • Why your products need to be safety assessed
  • Preparation and information needed for a successful Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR)
  • Submitting products to the cosmetic portal (SCPN)
  • Creating and maintaining a Good Manufacturing Practice document (GMP)
  • Information required for your Product Information Files (PIF)
  • Safety Data Sheet information (SDS)
  • Batch numbers, batch control and record keeping
  • Quality control and product stability
  • Product labelling
  • International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients naming convention for labels (INCI)
  • Identifying and calculating allergens in your product
  • Weights and measures
  • Packaging and choosing suitable packaging materials
  • Selling over the web
  • Trading Standards and what they will expect
  • 'Can I sell it now?' check list



Beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF files with examples.


After purchasing you will be sent an email with links to access, download and save the documents.



By purchasing this electronic download you are deemed to have accepted our Terms and Conditions. 


"Can I really make a business out of making and selling products?"  Click here to see a list of businesses set up by Plush Folly students.



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