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Personal Care & Cosmetics Regulatory Consultant

If you are looking to sell your cosmetic product into Australia, you will need to ensure it complies with Australian cosmetic regulations in regards to the ingredients it contains, claims you want to make and labels applied to your product. Cosmetics in Australia are regulated by the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS). Previously called the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS).

How our regulatory consultant can help

Investigating Ingredient Compliance

  • AICIS ingredient assessments
  • Assess ingredients against the Poisons Schedule (SUSMP)
  • Safe Work Australia (HCIS) for Professional use Salon products
  • Exemption applications
  • Ingredient Categorisation
  • Registration and Notification
  • Annual reporting

Labelling and Packaging Requirements


Review your labels to ensure all mandatory information is displayed

  • Claims and Marketing
  • Review claims on label, packaging and all advertising material (including brochures, advertisements and website)
  • Australia has strict regulatory requirements. Make sure your products comply with regulations and take advantage of our regulatory marketing experience to make the most of your promotional message while still ensuring compliance.

Organic / Natural Certification

There are many certifying bodies in Australia and Overseas, but which one is the right fit for your products and philosophy?.


To name a few:

  • NaTrue
  • Ecocert
  • Organic Food Chain (OFC)
  • Australian Certified Organic (ACO)
  • National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Aust (NASAA)

How our cosmetic regulatory consultant can help

  • Review formula for permitted ingredients
  • Ascertain allowed chemical processes
  • Application process

Why our Approach is Different

Professional and Economical approach - How we can save you $$$

Our initial discussion is free of charge.

We provide fixed-cost quotes, so you can rest assured there will be no unexpected surprises!


We then provide you with an initial review of the ingredients within your products, followed by a review and list of changes required to your labelling and/or marketing claims. Often this is sufficient to meet compliance however, if additional steps are required, then we can outline the process and costs associated to complete your project.


After this initial review, you will be in a much better position to make an informed decision about the direction and viability of your project.


Please contact our cosmetic regulatory consultant team for more details on our cosmetic and medicine consultations.

In the ever growing beauty and personal care industry in Australia there are an increasing number of new cosmetic products being brought to the market, but whether an established market leader or a new enterprise all businesses that produce cosmetics for sale are bound by stringent cosmetic regulations, controlled and monitored by the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS).

Clearly, these regulations are in place to protect consumers and failure to meet the necessary level of cosmetic compliance can have potentially serious repercussions, but by taking advantage of the services offered by Regulatory Matters, leading regulatory consultants in Australia, you can be sure that you are fully compliant.

Two main areas in which the cosmetics regulations in Australia need attention is ingredient compliance – ensuring that not only the ingredients are approved, but also any chemical processes used during manufacture are permitted, and laws regarding labelling and packaging. Any claims made by cosmetic labelling in Australia - or other forms of marketing must be reviewed and substantiated, and all labelling must fall within strict parameters with clear and honest information provided.

In this industry, there is no margin for error and no business can afford the consequences of non-compliance. Regulatory Matters have the experience and the knowledge to assist you with your new product – and letting experts deal with all matters of compliance can save you time and money. 

With a free initial consultation and fixed cost quotes given at the outset, can you afford to not to turn to Regulatory Matters to ensure your cosmetics compliance?