Production of cosmetic products

A cosmetic product is a substance or mixture of substances intended for contact with external parts of the human body or with teeth and the mucous membrane of the oral cavity.

Only cosmetic products for which a responsible legal entity or individual has been assigned can be placed on the market.

In order to produce cosmetic products, it is necessary to report the activity and the cosmetic products, and the production must be performed in accordance with the principles of good production practice, while documentation with information about the cosmetic product kept by the responsible person must always be available. It is also necessary to provide conditions regarding adequate labelling, public information and to give timely notification of serious side effects.

Conditions and evidence


The procedure of reporting of a cosmetic product is the same in all EU Member States
Responsible: Ministry of Health, Chemicals Office of the Republic of Slovenia | Last updated: 21. 12. 2015