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What is a Cosmetic?

A Cosmetic Product shall mean any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with:-

  • the various external parts of the human body (epidermis, hair system, nails, lips and external genital organs) or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with a view exclusively or mainly to: –


  • cleaning them, perfuming them, changing their appearance and/or correcting body odours and / or protecting them or keeping them in good condition except where such cleaning perfuming, protecting, changing, keeping or correcting is wholly for the purpose of treating or preventing disease.

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