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Cosmetic Claim Substantiation: Do’s & Don’ts

On-Demand Course

Recorded on Mar 2, 2022

Decode the complexity of cosmetic claims substantiation process to develop claims that hold up under scrutiny in a non-harmonized regulation environment.

Learn the do’s & don’ts from Karl Lintner who will review the regulatory differences between various countries (incl. EU vs US) and guide you through all methods & tests (in-vitro, ex-vivo, in-silico, in-tubo…) that can be used to substantiate your claims.

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Karl Lintner Presented By:
Karl Lintner
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Regulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Despite no standardized regulation, consumers and governments are paying much more attention to cosmetic claims and are demanding substantial “proof” for these claims. As a formulator, lab manager or marketer, you certainly don’t want to go ahead with products that have unproven claims. It could taint the reputation of your whole company and can cost you your time & efforts.

Then, how to proceed? Join this course and our expert will help you in decoding the complexity of claims substantiation process. You will be able to:

  1. Best align your cosmetic claims attractiveness vs. regulation by understanding regulatory differences between various countries.

  2. Define solid protocols to liaise more easily with independent labs by reviewing different classes of testing (in-vitro, ex-vivo, in-silico, in-tubo, bibliography...).

  3. Understand the do’s & don’ts to strengthen your substantiation dossiers by reviewing practical examples of success.

Who should view this course?

Formulators, R&D and lab managers, marketers at ingredient suppliers or cosmetics manufacturers with a need to better master claim substantiation / evidence-based claims.

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Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during this session:

  1. What does "Cosmetic Claims" signify?
    • Recap of their history, legal situation
    • Scientific background in pharma and cosmetic applications

  2. Types of claims
    • Categories (benefits, ingredients, safety, technology)
    • Interpretation examples

  3. Current regulation standards:
    • EU regulation 655/2013
    • Situation in US, Canada, Europe
    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rules
    • FDA

  4. How to evaluate claims supplied for various ingredients?
    • In-vivo/In-vitro tests
    • Gene Array analysis

  5. Claim substantiation dossier - do’s and don’ts :
        • Based on literature
        • Based on in vitro data
        • Based on vehicle controlled clinical studies
        • Ingredient based or finished formula

  6. Examples of success, challenges and failure

  7. What claims are acceptable before becoming a drug claim?

  8. 30 mins Q&A - Interact live/ ask questions directly from the expert!
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Members Reviews

Excellent course to understand better the complexity of claiming and how to prove them!

Sanela K. , from Kanebo Cosmetics

This course gave very good global perspective on the cosmetic claims and their regulations.

Laurence G. , from Gurwitch Products

An Excellent Course! Gave good information on different regulatory bodies and different classes of testing.

Michelle T. , from Aveda

Helpful to understand claims for EU products. Gave us more guidance to pass along to our Sales & Marketing department. Helped to clairfy some questions on cosmetic vs. drug claims.

Amanda D. , from Alliance Packaging Group

Course was really good. Provided information on essential tests to be conducted & subsequent claims.

Venkatesh B. , from Kemtek Pty Ltd.

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