Congress on European Regulations and Compliance for Cosmetics

Monday, 07 November 2016 - Tuesday, 08 November 2016

The First International Congress on European Regulations and Compliance for Cosmetics (CRCC2016) will take place from 7-8 November 2016, at the Hilton Prague in Prague, Czech Republic.

This first congress will address areas of regulations and compliance in an exciting and informative manner. With world renowned speakers secured to present groundbreaking news, CRCC2016 will be a congress to be remembered & definitely not to be missed.

For more information and to register, please see the dedicated website:

CTFAS Forum! The Changing Landscape of the Cosmetic Industry

Friday, 04 November 2016 - Friday, 04 November 2016

Organised by The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association of Singapore (CTFAS), this Cosmetic Leaders Forum 2016 is dedicated to the future of the cosmetic industry. Consumers are changing their habits; free trade agreements are changing the world in which we operate and the trade we know today is evolving at a high pace. How is this going to affect each and every one of us?

Mr. Le Quang Lan, Assistant Director, Trade Facilitation Division, ASEAN Secretariat, will give us details on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and how it is reshaping the working relationships amongst ASEAN countries. How can companies seize this opportunity? Hear from Mr. Deepak Chandran, Chief Financial Officer, how Wipro-Unza leverages on AEC in expanding into Southeast Asia, China and beyond.

Singapore as well as 11 other countries signed the TPP, a comprehensive trade agreement among countries around the Pacifc Rim. Mr. Benjamin Tan, a member of the Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore (MTI) delegation at the TPP, will explain what is at stake. We will hear on how to be ready and ride on the wave of this agreement.

Consumers’ buying habits are changing. We all know about e-commerce, but how these habits are influencing the actual purchases? Let’s hear from Ms. Cheryl Ng, Client Consultant,
Euromonitor on the Skin Care Outlook in the World and Asia Pacifc in particular.

Mr. Steven Watson, Head of Consumer Insights @Google will tell us all about the changes in Consumers behavior.

Facebook will explain the impact of social media and, Ms. Richa Goswani, Head of Digital, Consumer Healthcare @ Johnson & Johnson will present on e-commerce evolution.

Where is it held?

Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, Level 2, Crescent Ballroom

Who should attend?

The program is targeted towards all companies’ executives interested in knowing more about the changes of the environment in which we operate and how the consumers’ changing behaviour is going to influence our way of doing business.

For more information, please see the brochure attached or follow this link:

CTFAS Forum - 4 November 2016 (2,949.29KB)

Save the date! Cosmetics Europe Week 2016

Monday, 13 June 2016 - Friday, 17 June 2016

Cosmetics Europe is pleased to announce that the Cosmetics Europe Week 2016 will take place from 13-17 June 2016, at The Hotel, in Brussels.

For more information and to register, please visit the dedicated website:

Practical details can be found here

Don’t forget to see the main highlights of last year's Cosmetics Europe Week:

CAAT-Europe & EU-ToxRisk & CEFIC-LRI Workshop

Friday, 26 February 2016 - Friday, 26 February 2016

  • RA_workshop flyer_26 February 2016 (1.78 MB) Download
  • RA Workshop Draft Programme 26 February 2016 (151.08 KB) Download

SEURAT-1 Symposium on future animal-free safety assessment, 04-12-2015

Friday, 04 December 2015 - Friday, 04 December 2015

The SEURAT-1 Symposium on the state of the science on  animal-free safety assessment will take place on 4 December 2015, in Brussels.

The symposium will close a unique 5-year private- public partnership (PPP) between the Commission and Cosmetics Europe providing a great opportunity to learn about the recent achievements and their impact in the field of alternative testing strategies; it allows networking between the stakeholders and renowned experts and get acquainted with the activities of other on-going and future initiatives. High-level presentations will showcase the SEURAT-1 success stories in a practical and accessible manner; an open Exhibition will then allow for deeper discussions.

The framework for this unique initiative was created in June 2009 under the Health Theme of research FP7:”Alternative Testing Strategies: Towards the replacement of in vivo repeated dose systemic toxicity testing” with a total budget of EUR 50 million of which EUR 25 million is provided by Cosmetics Europe and EUR 25 million funding is provided by the FP7.

More information and to register here

Programme in the attachment below.

  • SEURAT-1_Symposium_programme-08-10-2015 (131.00 KB) Download

Intensive Course in Dermato-Cosmetic Sciences, September 2015, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Monday, 07 September 2015 - Friday, 11 September 2015

Cosmetics Europe Week 2015 - Registration is Open

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - Friday, 19 June 2015


Cosmetics Europe Week will be taking place from 16 to 19 June, in Brussels, Belgium.

Cosmetics Europe International Scientific and Regulatory Conference "Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation", 16-17 June, The Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

The week will kick off with a two-day scientific & regulatory conference focusing on key developments in science and regulation that can directly impact EU and global cosmetics legislation across the value chain.

Download the preliminary programme here

Cosmetics Europe Forum "Science, Beauty & Care : Delivering Innovation and Growth to the EU", 18 June, The Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

The Forum brings together member companies and associations with external industry stakeholders to openly discuss areas of common interest through presentations, panel discussions and interactive Q&As. The Forum will take place from 2:00 to 5:30 PM. Registration for the Forum is free and it can be done here.

Download the programme here

Cosmetics Europe meetings, 19 June, Cosmetics Europe offices, Brussels, Belgium

For more information and to register for the Cosmetics Europe Week events, visit the website.

  • 2015-cosmetics-europe-forum-programme (152.41 KB) Download

Cosmetics Europe General Assembly 2014: "Consumers at the Heart", Brussels

Thursday, 12 June 2014 - Friday, 13 June 2014


Cosmetics Europe offices

From left to right and from top to bottom:

Darren Praznik, CTFA (Canadian Cosmetic and Toiletry association) – Tetsuya Kambe JCIA, (Japan Cosmetics Industry Association) - Zephanie Jordan, PCPC (Personal Care Products Council, US) - Kazuko Oikawa, JCIA – Kenneth Marenus, PCPC - Ja-Eun Song, KCA (Korean Cosmetics Association) – Alain Khaiat, ACA (ASEAN Cosmetics Association) – Mika Tanaka, JCIA – Bernard Cloëtta, SKW (Swiss cosmetics association) – Jay Ansell, PCPC – Pedro Amores De Silva, ABIHPEC (Brazil cosmetics association), Kozaku Uchida, JCIA – Mitsumasa Mitani, JCIA – Francine Lamoriello, PCPC – Stefano Dorato, Cosmetica Italia (Italian cosmetics association) – Yutaka Kasai, JCIA – Bertil Heerink, Cosmetics Europe - Jeoung-Rim An, KCA – Ronald Van Welie, NCV (Dutch cosmetics association) – Fabio Franchina, Cosmetics Europe – Patrick O’Quinn, FEBEA (French cosmetics association) - Gerald Renner, Cosmetics Europe – Alain Grangé Cabane, FEBEA – Gerd Ries, Johnson & Johnson GMBH, Cosmetics Europe – Dusanka Sabic, ACCORD (Australian cosmetics association) – Evelyn Coelis, Cosmetics Europe – Sally Gnodde, CTFA SA (Cosmetics Toiletry and Cosmetics Association South Africa) – Luca Nava, Cosmetica Italia– Chris Flower, CTPA (Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association, UK) - Nuning Barwa, ACA – Beta Montemayor, CCTFA – Vuranel Okay, KTSD (Turkish cosmetics association) - Tatiana Puchkova, PCAR (Russian cosmetics association) – Odile De Silva, l'Oréal, Cosmetics Europe – Fügen Soykut, KTSD – Birgit Huber, IKW (German cosmetics association) – Luciana Santi, CASIC (Latin American cosmetics association)


The Square Brussels Meeting Centre

This year's theme focused on the crucial role of the consumer in every aspect of our thinking and featured an address from the EU Commissioner for Consumer Policy, Neven Mimica, on the European Consumer Agenda.


Royal Museum of Fine Arts

  • Bertil Heerink, Director-General, Cosmetics Europe
  • Noëlle Lenoir, Former Minister for European Affairs, France
  • Loïc Armand, newly appointed President (June 2014), Cosmetics Europe
  • Fabio Franchina, former President (2010-2014), Cosmetics Europe

  • Fabio Franchina, former President (2010-2014), Cosmetics Europe
  • Ingrid Standal, KLF (The Norwegian Cosmetics Association)
  • Gerd Ries, Johnson & Johnson GMBH
  • Alain Grangé-Cabane, FEBEA (Fédération des Entreprises de la Beauté)

Cosmetics Europe Conference 2014: “Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation”, Brussels

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Organised by Cosmetics Europe, the Scientific Conference “Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation” took place in Brussels on 10-11 June 2014.

The event brought together Cosmetics Europe members, corporate entities, trade organisations, regulators and industry leaders from around the world to look at critical developments that could directly impact cosmetics legislation across the value chain.

Through in-depth presentations and interactive breakout sessions, participants examined issues impacting cosmetics legislation such as:

  • Trends and challenges in safety assessment and regulation for cosmetics
  • Public-private partnership in research for alternative methods to Animal Testing
  • The EU Cosmetics Regulation and future developments
  • Legal responsibilities in the value chain

For more information, and to be included on the mailing list for future events, contact:

Speakers included:

  • Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General for Consumers and Health, Health and Consumers, European Commission
  • Prof. Arnd Hoeveler, Head of Unit, Novel Medical Developments, Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Dr. Horst Wenck, Corporate Vice-President Front End Innovation, Beiersdorf
  • Beta Montemayor, Director, Environmental Science and Regulation at CCTFA (Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association)

The Square Brussels Meeting Centre

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