The CTFA Cosmetic Compendium consists of a summary of the various regulatory aspects of the cosmetic industry, as well as seven Annexes which deal with the ingredients for cosmetic products. This ensures that very stringent requirements in terms of ingredients allowed to be used, are in place.
A 4th Edition 2016 CTFA Cosmetic Compendium PLUS soft copy is currently available to members and is included in the CTFA subscription fee. Soft copies are available for purchase by both members and non-members.
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CTFA Compendium 4th Edition Index
Section 1: Background to Cosmetic Regulations
Section 2: GMP – Good Manufacturing Practice
Section 3: Metrology Requirements
Section 4: Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa Advertising of Cosmetics
Section 5: Primary Cosmetics with Secondary Antibacterial / Antifungal Function – Guideline
Section 6: Cosmetic Cellulite Products
Section 7: Hair Care Products – General Requirements
Section 8: Skin Lightener Regulation
Section 9: Sunscreen Products
Section 10: Labelling, Advertising and Composition of Cosmetics in South Africa Code of Practice
Section 11: Ingredient Labelling of Cosmetic Products
Section 12: Microbiology Testing for Cosmetics
Annexures to the Regulations
Annex I: Illustrative list by category of Cosmetic Products
Annex II: List of substances which must not form part of the composition of Cosmetic Products
Annex III – 1: List of substances which Cosmetic Products must not contain, except subject to restrictions and conditions laid down.
Annex III – 2: List of substances which Cosmetic Oral Hygiene Products must not contain, except subject to restrictions and conditions laid down.
Annex III – 3: List of substances which Cosmetic Hair Dyes must not contain, except subject to restrictions and conditions laid down.
Annex IV List of colouring agents allowed for use in Cosmetic Products
Annex V List of substances excluded from the scope of these regulations
Annex VI List of preservatives which Cosmetic Products may contain
Annex VII List of UV filters which Cosmetic Products may contain