New products placed on the market as of 1 January 2021 must be notified on SCPN prior to being placed on the market. Conversely, you may face a fine or prison term.
The information that has to be submitted as part of the notification is as per Article 13 of the UK Cosmetics Regulation.
Products available on the UK market before 1 January 2021 and already notified via the EU Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP) must be notified by 31 March 2021.
Products intended to be placed on the Northern Irish market must be notified on the EU Cosmetic Products Notification Portal (CPNP), as NI follows EU rules.
The UK’s notification portal requires, among others, the following information:
- Products’ name and category;
- The Responsible Person name and address and contact details of a natural person;
- The products’ frame formulation