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EU Releases Technical Guidance on Leave-On Hand Gels
A look at the EU's borderline working document on examples of product claims that would not support the classification of leave-on hydro alcoholic hand gels as cosmetic products.
The document was published following the findings of the Sub-Group on Borderline Products on October 8, 2020, which were endorsed by the Working Group on Cosmetic Products via written procedure on October 23, 2020 and at its meeting on 12 November 2020.
The technical document complements the latest borderline manual and the guidance on the applicable legislation for leave-on hand cleaners and hand disinfectants.
Labeling elements that would not support a main cosmetic function of leave-on hydro alcoholic hand gels (not to be used on cosmetic products):
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