Faced with the shortages in certain raw materials reported by many companies, Cosmed , the association of SMEs in the cosmetics sector, proposed to the supervisory authorities to modify the decree of March 13, 2020 in order to take into account the supply difficulties. which limited the potential for manufacturing hydroalcoholic gels by the cosmetics industry.
It's done ! The decree published on March 20, 2020 in the official journal took immediate effect.
From now on, cosmetics manufacturers can use a wide choice of gelling agents and humectants, as well as several categories of alcohol. In addition, of the four formulas approved in these derogatory provisions, two can be produced without hydrogen peroxide. The terms of exemption from reporting obligations (Simmbad, Synapse, etc.) are retained.
Freed from the risk of a shortage of raw materials, manufacturers can now make their manufacturing possibilities available to the market.