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Online Course - Safety Assessment of Cosmetics in the EU - 2022

dinsdag, 1 februari, 2022 - 00:30 to maandag, 14 maart, 2022 - 00:30
Campus: Brussels Health Campus
Faculteit: Geneeskunde en Farmacie
0475/938.919 Fabienne GSM
Training course

Key questions to be tackled by the course

  • What are the key points of Regulation EC 1223/2009?
  • What rules apply for borderline products?
  • What are the current challenges in safety assessment of cosmetics in the EU?
  • Which role does risk perception play in our society and how does it affect the cosmetic industry?
  • What are animal-free alternative methods? What are NAMs?
  • What validated replacement tests do we actually have? How to interpret the results?
  • How to integrate in chemico, in silico and in vitro data with historical in vivo data into a PIF?
  • What in silico methodology is available that is useful in safety assessment of cosmetics and their ingredients?  
  • Which role does local toxicity testing play in the safety assessment of cosmetics?
  • Which role does systemic toxicity testing play in the safety assessment of cosmetics? 
  • What is NGRA? How to apply this new methodology for the assessment of long-term toxicity of cosmetic ingredients? 
  • How to apply NGRA for the assessment of skin sensitization of a cosmetic ingredient? 
  • How to deal with nanoparticles in cosmetic products?
  • How to make a PIF for a finished cosmetic product according to the actual EU Regulation?
  • How to make a complete dossier for a cosmetic ingredient to be taken up in the Annexes of the Regulation?
  • What are the packaging requirements under Annex I?
  • How to practically use the Notes of Guidance of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS)?
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Students are kindly requested to send their proof of education to Fabienne Van Bamis Fabienne.van.bamis@vub.be  to receive their unique discount code