MExico's Cosmetic Regulations

Cosmetics are regulated by COFEPRIS (Comision Federal para la Proteccion contra Riesgos Sanitarios). 

In Mexico, cosmetics are defined as “Products intended to be brought into contact with the parts of the human body to clean, perfume, help and with the principal purpose of cleaning, perfuming, helping to modify their appearance, protecting, keeping in good condition, correcting body odors or reducing alterations in the functioning of healthy skin.”

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NOM-013-SSA2-2015 MEXICAN OFFICIAL STANDARD FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF ORAL DISEASES COFEPRIS The purpose of this Standard is to establish and standardize the criteria and procedures carried out by the members of the National Health System for the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of the most common oral diseases in the population of the United Mexican States, as well as the strategies, operative techniques and control and epidemiological surveillance measures necessary for public health. English
AGREEMENT OF MAY 21st, 2010 AGREEMENT OF MAY 21st, 2010 COFEPRIS Agreement that Prohibited and Restricted Substances are determined in the Elaboration of Perfumery and Beauty Products. English
AMENDMENT OF THE AGREEMENT, OF FEBRUARY 26th, 2014 AMENDMENT OF THE AGREEMENT, OF FEBRUARY 26th, 2014 COFEPRIS The name of the Agreement determined by Prohibited and Restricted Substances in the production of Perfumery and Beauty Products, published in the Official Journal of the Federation on May 21st, 2010, is REFORMED to remain as an Agreement by which Prohibited and Restricted Substances are determined in the production of Cosmetic Products. English
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