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Safety: Product

A sample calculation for 2011 illustrates the high safety of the products: for one million packages sold in the field of body care products, the member companies of IKW have notified on average only 1.3 cases of health intolerance. These intolerances are in most cases slight skin or mucous... Read more

Safety: Product

Time and again accidents occur during which babies or infants play on the diaper changing table with the powder compact and inadvertently spill powder on their face. If they inhale the powder, this can result in breathing problems up to serious pulmonary damage. The affected children must then... Read more

Information for professional users

Cosmetic products are safe; nonetheless there can be an occurrence of an undesirable... Read more

Information for professional users

Together with the Central Association of the German Hairdressers IKW has published the... Read more

Safety: Product

Cosmetic products for nail modelling (nail design) which contain hydroquinone,... Read more

Safety: Product

An important contribution to the safety of cosmetic products is made by public food... Read more

Good to know

Time and again there are questions concerning the full residual emptying of cosmetic... Read more

Legal Affairs: Recommendation for manufacturers

(Taking into account the “Commission Recommendation of 22 September 2006 on the efficacy... Read more