ANVISA – National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance – published on 11 an update of cosmetics rules that simplifies and speeds up the processing of these products in the country, according to Resolution RDC 07/2015. With the new measure cosmetics products will be exempt from registration, but subject to prior notice before marketing. The measure will favour the launch of cosmetics and toiletries, streamlining the user access to these items.

The exception are the products classified as tanning, hair straightening products, sunscreen, insect repellent, antiseptic hand gel and children’s products. These continued to be analyzed by the Agency, considering higher risk associated with these products. Thus the Agency focuses its analysis on higher risk products.

The measure includes cosmetics, toiletries and perfumes that will have to be cleared published by ANVISA site. However it does not alter the parameters and safety requirements of this category. The control of these products will be carried out through procedures including periodic and random verification of processes, and market monitoring with the verification and analysis of what is on the consumer to the shelves.

The standard also established that risk products of level 1, which were notified, have been exempt from registration with payment rate as envisaged in the RDC 222/06.

The General Management of Cosmetics communicates to users of Electronic Petitioning System  that, by the publication of the RDC 07 of February 10, 2015, the activities of Petitioning and Analysis e of the system has undergone adjustments, that will be available from tomorrow.