Brazil's Cosmetic & PCP Regulation

In Brazil, Cosmetics  are regulated by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) under Resolution RDC 7/2015 that was amended by Resolution RDC 237/2018 related to personal hygiene products, cosmetics and fragrances market authorization in Brazil. Foreign manufacturers that want to import cosmetics products into Brazil need to assign an Authorized Local Agent who will handle their products’ registration in the country.

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REGISTRATION
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RDC No. 7/2015 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 07, OF FEBRUARY 10th, 2015 Anvisa The technical requirements are regulated for the regularization of toiletries, cosmetics and perfumes and provides other provisions. English/Portuguese For Sale
RDC No. 92/2008 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 92, OF DECEMBER 9th, 2008 Anvisa Establishes general rules for grade 1 and grade 2 personal hygiene products, cosmetics and perfumes, when manufactured in Brazil and intended exclusively for export. English/Portuguese For Sale
RDC No. 312/2019 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 312, OF OCTOBER 10th, 2019 Anvisa Provides over the validity period of regularization of personal hygiene products, cosmetics and perfumes, and amends Collegiate Board Resolution - RDC No. 7, of February 10th, 2015, and makes other provisions. English/Portuguese For Sale
RDC No. 15/2015 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 15, OF APRIL 24th, 2015 Anvisa Provides for technical requirements for regularizing personal care products, cosmetics and children's perfumes and other measures. English/Portuguese For Sale
RDC No. 3/2012 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 3, OF JANUARY 18th, 2012 Anvisa Approves the Technical Regulation "Lists of Substances that Personal Hygiene Products, Cosmetics and Perfumes must not contain except in the conditions and with the Restrictions established" and makes other arrangements. English/Portuguese For Sale
INSECT REPELLENT
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RDC No. 19/2013 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 19, OF APRIL 10th, 2013 Anvisa Provides for the technical requirements for the granting of registration of insect repellent cosmetic products and other measures. English/Portuguese For Sale
HAIR PRODUCTS
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IN No. 64/2020 NORMATIVE INSTRUCTION - IN No. 64, OF JULY 27th, 2020 Anvisa Establishes the “List of permitted active ingredients in cosmetic products to straighten or curl the hair” with requirements for its use, under the terms of the Collegiate Board Resolution - RDC No. 409, of July 27th, 2020. English/Portuguese For Sale
RDC No. 409/2020 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 409, OF JULY 27th, 2020 Anvisa Provides for procedures and requirements for regularizing cosmetic products to straighten or curl the hair. English/Portuguese For Sale
MICROBIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS
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RDC No. 481/1999 RESOLUTION OF THE COLLEGIATE BOARD - RDC No. 481, OF SEPTEMBER 23rd, 1999 Anvisa Establishes the Microbiological Control Parameters for Personal Hygiene Products, Cosmetics and Perfumes. English/Portuguese For Sale
Registration of Cosmetics in Brazil

GRP WHITEPAPER: REGISTRATION OF COSMETICS IN BRAZIL

The Brazilian beauty industry represents more than 2% of the country’s GDP. The Brazilian Cosmetic market is projected to overtake Japan as second place in the world in the next 2 years.  According to the Brazilian Association of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Industry, beauty products consumption in Brazil, is driven by new beauty trends, particularly those related to social media.

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