Cosmetic Directive


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1. Member States shall take all necessary measures to ensure that cosmetic products may be marketed only if product label is in full compliance with the ASEAN Cosmetic Labeling Requirements appearing as Appendix II and the information required thereunder, shall be in legible and visible lettering.

2. Special precautions to be observed in use, especially those listed in the column “Conditions of use and warnings which must be printed on the label” in Annexes III, IV, VI, VII and VIII, which must appear on the label, as well as any special precautionary information on cosmetic products.

3. Member States shall take all measures necessary to ensure that, in labeling, putting up for sale and advertising of cosmetic products, text names, trademarks, pictures and figurative or other signs are not used to imply that these products have characteristics which they do not have.