Surveillance is not our enemy!

The cosmetics industry is one of the most aware and self-regulating sectors of the Polish economy, but sometimes the number of regulations we have to deal with can be overwhelming.

Will the use of #ethanol in cosmetics be banned??

We all know that ingredient-based legislation in the European Union is a complex matter. However, we may not always be aware of the consequences of mutual interference between #chemical legislation and #cosmetic legislation!

CosmetoSAFE at in-cosmetics Global

On April 16, dr. Iwona Białas visited Paris to take part in the leading global event in the cosmetics industry – in-cosmetics Global.


Nitrosamines are chemical compounds classified as potential carcinogens. Nitrosamines are formed when nitrosating agents react with secondary or tertiary amines. Examples of nitrosating agents include nitrites (such as sodium nitrite) and nitrogen oxides. These compounds can be found in various environments and can react with amines from different sources. This reaction can additionally occur under specific conditions, such as high pH or elevated temperature.


As many as 76% of cosmetic technologists believe that regulatory changes in the ingredient area require them to work a lot or very intensively, according to the Technologist Needs Survey report by CosmetoSAFE Consulting. The increasing commitment to work on updating product documentation means that specialists lack the time to create innovative products and develop new concepts. Rescue comes from CosmetoSAFE Assist, a tool for R&D departments, that will automate many processes when creating and updating product concepts.

2022 Cosmetic ingredients regulations summary

𝗛𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿?

Sandra Zelent – Kraciuk has taken the position of safety assessor

Sandra has been associated with the company since 2018. She has experience in research and teaching.  She conducted laboratory classes in the field of cosmeticology, raw materials and physicochemical forms of cosmetics, as well as assessment methods of cosmetics products efficacy evaluation.

It was a second time for our team that we had the honour to be a speaker at this year edition of Safety Assessor Seminar organized by IKW, the German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association, in cooperation with 11th HPCI Central & Eastern Europe fairs.