Soap and Cosmetics Manufacturing and Labeling Regulations
Cosmetics and Soap
A collection of links providing information about the manufacture, labeling, and sale of cosmetics in Australia.
Consumer Goods (Cosmetics) Information Standard
The text of the legislation pertaining to the manufacture, labeling, and sale of cosmetics in Australia.
Industry Guide for the Labeling of Cosmetics
A guide to help cosmetics manufacturers label their products properly for sale in Canada.
Guide to Cosmetic Ingredient Labeling
An overview of the INCI requirements for labeling cosmetics sold in Canada.
Regulatory Information for Cosmetics
Information about the regulations governing the selling and manufacturing of cosmetics in Canada.
EU Cosmetic Labeling Requirements
A brief summary of the labeling requirements for cosmetics offered for sale in the EU.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council
The legal text of the regulations that govern the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products in the European Union.
New ZealandCosmetics - Helping You To Make Safe Choices
A fact sheet about cosmetics that also provides a very brief list of labeling requirements for cosmetics offered for sale In New Zealand.
The official guidelines for marketing and selling cosmetics in New Zealand.
United States of America
Small Business and Homemade Cosmetics Fact Sheet:
This document gives an overview of the requirements to manufacture and label cosmetics for sale in the United States. It is gears towards small and home-based sellers.
Cosmetics Labeling Guide:
A guide to assist manufacturers in the correct labeling of cosmetics products for sale in the USA.
FD&C Act Chapter VI: Cosmetics:
The legal text pertaining to the regulation of cosmetics manufacturing in the US.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is the government body that regulates soap. This FAQ sheet explains the requirements for labeling soap.