Safety assessment of cosmetics in the EU

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Safety assessment of cosmetics in the EU
Owner/Developer Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Abbreviated owner VUB
Country Belgium
Languages English
Contact email
Description This course is realized in close collaboration with the cosmetic industry and teaching is done at high standard academic level. Particular emphasis is given to key issues in safety evaluation of cosmetics including the application of alternative methods and the interpretation of the results, how and when animal testing can be done or remains a necessity, what are the toxicological requirements by the Commission for cosmetic ingredients testing. Practical courses, in which the realization of a Product Information File (PIF) according to Annex I of Regulation EC 1223/2009 for a finished cosmetic product is central, are included. The possibility will be given to all participants to pass a written exam at the end of the last day of the course.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Education/Training
Sub categories Training
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Face-to-face
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Industry
Users access Fee-based access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Education and training, Documentation and information
Legislative framework Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro)