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The safety assessment of cosmetic products has been anchored in European cosmetics legislation by Directive 93/35/EEC (6th amendment) to the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC. The provisions of Article 7a of this Directive are an important instrument for protection from health impairments following the use of cosmetic products.


SÖFW/SOFW is a professional journal that discusses the development of perfume, detergents, and soap used in the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. This journal contains many chemical-technical articles that are widely used by cosmetic formulators, chemists, and laboratory staffs. Topics that are discussed in this journal include formulations, new raw materials, legislation, methods of testing, and more.

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