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Recommendation for Manufacturers/Legal Affairs

IKW Recommendations on the efficacy and claims relating to sunscreen products

(Taking into account the “Commission Recommendation of 22 September 2006 on the efficacy of sunscreen products and the claims made relating thereto”.)

These Recommendations are only applicable to sunscreen products within the meaning of the definition in the Recommendation of the EU Commission. Cosmetic products for skin care, which offer protection from UV radiation as a secondary benefit, can be labelled on a voluntary basis with individual elements of this Recommendation provided that the criteria and methods of determination described in the Recommendation are complied with.

Please download this Recommendation as a pdf file. "

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