2019 Cosmetics Conference: Addressing the challenges of the EU Cosmetic Regulation

Date: 3 December 2019

Venue: Great Burgh, Leatherhead Food Research, Epsom

Price: Delegate rate £350 + VAT

TSGE Forum’s 7th Annual Cosmetics Conference focuses on the ongoing challenges facing the cosmetics industry as it continues to adapt to the legal requirements imposed by Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009. Join expert speakers and gain practical advice that will help you to successfully navigate the regulatory landscape of the cosmetics industry.

The 2019 programme offers a review of the cosmetic regulation and what to consider when launching a new product; a consideration of safety assessments containing natural ingredients; an insight into how authorities approach market surveillance; regulatory updates on ingredients and other hot topics such as fragrance allergens, cannabis, microplastics as well as the impact of Brexit and other topics of interest.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Karolina Brzuska, Scientific and Regulatory Manager, Cosmetics Europe
  • Dr Matteo Zanotti Russo, CEO, Angel Consulting
  • Olivia Santoni, Director, Bloom Regulatory Ltd
  • Sonia Antkowiak, Safety Assessor & Regulatory Affairs Consultant, Salucos


Tuesday 3 December 2019

08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.10 Introduction to the conference
Chair: Helena Eixarch (TSG Consulting)
09.10 – 09.40 Regulatory update 1: ingredients
Helena Eixarch (TSG Consulting)
09.40 – 10.10 Regulatory framework: the inter-relationships between REACH, CLP and the Cosmetics Regulation
Musa Sibanda (TSG Consulting)
10.10 – 10.40 Regulatory update 2: other topics
Karolina Brzuska (Cosmetics Europe)
10.40 – 11.10 Morning break
11.10 – 11.40 Safety assessment of packaging materials
Michela Gallo (pH Labs – Gruppo TÜV SÜD)
11.40 – 12.10 Q&A session
12.10 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 13.30 Safety assessment of cosmetic products with an emphasis on natural ingredients
Sonia Antkowiak (Salucos)
13.30 – 14.00 Updating Harry’s Cosmeticology with the “new era” of compliance: in silico tools, e-GMPs, e-Safety Assessments and their connections
Dr Matteo Zanotti Russo (Angel Consulting)
14.00 – 14.30  Market surveillance by authorities
David Lovell (DSL Consulting)
14.30 – 15.00 BREXIT: Future UK regulatory landscape for cosmetics
Olivia Santoni (Bloom Regulatory)
15.00 – 15.30 Afternoon break
15.30 – 16.00 Q&A session (All Speakers)
16.00 Close of Conference

Programme subject to change

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