Cosmetics - what data and documents do I need to have in my PIF?

The Responsible Person (RP) must be in possession of the full product information file (PIF) for each cosmetic product on the EU market. The dossier can be regarded as a products “passport” for the EU market. Product dossiers must at all times be available to the competent authorities for inspection at the premises of the RP within 72 hours following on the request.

PIF Data and documents

A large part of the PIF is essential input for the mandatory safety assessment. The dossier contains essential information regarding the product composition, raw materials, purity, safety (toxicology), stability, claim support, etc. 

As a minimum the PIF contains the following: