Compliance with the regulatory requirements applicable to cosmetic products is crucial to ensure the highest level of safety for consumers.
Placing cosmetic products on the US and Canadian markets involves specific requirements regarding product classification, cosmetic ingredients, labelling and registration.
This introductory course will guide you through the main applicable requirements and provide you with a grounding knowledge of regulatory affairs of cosmetics in the US and Canada.

Overview of US Federal Cosmetics Regulatory Framework

  • FDA’s authority over Cosmetics
  • Cosmetic Regulatory Definition
  • Requirements on Ingredients and Safety Assessment
  • Labelling Requirements
  • Animal Testing
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP)
  • State Cosmetics Regulations
  • Major regulatory changes for the US Cosmetics Industry in 2023 – MoCRA

Overview of Cosmetics Regulations in Canada

  • Health Canada’s authority over Cosmetics
  • Cosmetic Regulatory Definition and Classification
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist
  • Labelling Requirements
  • Particular Requirements for Certain Cosmetics
  • Animal Testing
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Notification of Cosmetic Products

Q&A Session

  • Professionals in the cosmetic and personal care industries new to US and Canada Cosmetics Regulatory Affairs or wishing to update their knowledge on these regulatory frameworks.
  • Regulatory Affairs, Registration and Documentation Assistants/Officers/Managers and Quality Assurance professionals seeking to improve their skills in the cosmetic’s regulatory environment.
  • R&D professionals involved in development of cosmetic formulations for the North America market.
  • Marketing professionals involved in cosmetics label preparation and market placement.
  • Project Management or Business Development officers who would find knowledge of the regulatory environment useful.


Training will be in the form of an interactive workshop. It will include presentations, discussions, and Q&A.

Liliana Teles

Liliana Teles

Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Director – Critical Catalyst

Liliana Teles is a pharmacist holding Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Medicine, with more than 10 years of experience in Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostics Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance. At Critical Catalyst, her work is focused in supporting medical device Manufacturers, Distributors, and Importers in achieving regulatory compliance. Experienced in implementation and audit to Quality Management Systems according to ISO 13485 and Good Distribution Practices of medical devices.
Passionate about working with dedicated teams, driving projects related to regulatory compliance in the medtech field and streamlining patients access to medical device technology.

Online Training – 2 modules

MODULE 1 | 17 October 2023 from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm CEST
MODULE 2 | 19 October 2023 from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm CEST

After the registration, you will receive all details about the connection.

The course admits maximum 12 attendees.
The course will proceed with a minimum number of participants. Should this number not be reached the registered participants will be notified one week prior to the commencement of the course.

Early Bird: € 770,00* (until 26 September 2023)

Ordinary: € 960,00*

Freelance – Academy – Public Administration**: € 500,00*

* for Italian companies: +22% VAT

** Early Bird discount not applicable to Freelance – Academy – Public Administration fee

The fee includes: tuition, organizational office assistance, teaching materials and attendance certificate that will be sent after the training via e-mail.


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Risultato atteso
Gain a complete grounding in the fundamentals of the regulatory framework applicable to cosmetic products in the US and Canada markets
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Recognize the competent authorities in the cosmetics sector in the US and Canada
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Understand the specifics of regulatory cosmetic definition and classification
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Understand requirements on cosmetic ingredients and evidence of safety for consumers
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Have a solid grasp of the mandatory information to be included in a cosmetic label
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Understand the registration requirements for cosmetic products

<p>Online interactive training on Zoom platform.</p>
<p><em>LS Academy will provide the access link to the virtual platform a few days before the training.</em></p>

Online interactive training on Zoom platform.

LS Academy will provide the access link to the virtual platform a few days before the training.

<p>Online interactive training on Zoom platform.</p>
<p><em>LS Academy will provide the access link to the virtual platform a few days before the training.</em></p>