Written question – Business & Brexit [04/03/2019]

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress his Department has made on creating a UK cosmetics portal as part of preparations for the UK leaving the EU. (225549)

Tabled on: 25 February 2019

Kelly Tolhurst:

The UK’s new cosmetics database is being developed by the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS). OPSS have worked closely with cosmetics businesses in creating the database, which is currently undergoing testing with the sector.

OPSS will continue to communicate with businesses, trade associations and other regulators regarding the steps businesses need to take for notification of new and existing products.

The answer was submitted on 04 Mar 2019 at 13:51.