Who is the Responsible Person?

Every cosmetic product marketed in the EU requires a Responsible Person (RP). He or she is to be a legal or natural person resident in the EU and he or she must ensure compliance with the requirements of the EU Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 and its amendments.

The RP manages the product information file of the cosmetic product and is indicated as the contact person for authorities on the respective label.