cosmetic base cpsr (cosmetic product safety report) - single product
Unsure where to start, when formulating your product?
You can easily choose from our wonderful Cosmetic Bases. You can select one from the drop-down menu.
Our Cosmetic Product Safety Reports (CPSRs) have been created specifically for small-scale producers, to enable them to produce and sell their products to the public, at an affordable cost.
This report allows you to sell one of our cosmetic bases with 1 variation on the base (e.g. a scent or flavour, and colour etc.)
These assessments are for both UK residents and European customers to sell in both the UK and Europe.
These assessments are written by a qualified biochemist with experience in analytical and environmental toxicology, microbiology and is an experienced research scientist.
His qualifications include BSc Biochemistry, MRes Biochemistry and AMRSB (Associate Member of the Royal Society of Biology).
PLEASE NOTE: Our reports now come complete with all the allergen info needed for your labelling, and full EU Toxicology, required for selling throughout Europe.
This report allows you to have one of our cosmetic bases with 1 variation on the base (e.g. a scent or flavour, and a colour etc.) assessed.
You could submit recipes for:
Bath & Body Oils
Face Oils / Creams / Balms
Beard Balms / Oils
...and much more!
If you have more than one variation, you may be interested in our 8 variant Cosmetic Base CPSR.
Possible Additional Fees
The fee for this package is £75 (ex. VAT). However, this is subject to your recipes being approved by our safety assessor. In some cases, there may be an admin fee charged, if your recipes are complicated, there are additional exposure areas* etc. Additionally, in a few cases, the assessor may require you to carry out further tests, i.e. TVC testing or Challenge Testing, but we will advise you of this asap and you have the right to cancel thereafter. For more information, please see our T&C (below).*This report covers you for one exposure area (one body area). If you wanted to use the same base recipe but for a different use, i.e. a lip balm that's also a body balm, then additional admin fees will apply (usually £30 + VAT per exposure area).
What's Required From You?
First of all, we don't need to physically see your product to produce your safety assessment. You will need to download our submission form to submit your recipes to us - you can do so on our CPSR Forms page here. Just choose the 8 Variant option for this assessment. Please send this form to email@example.com - quoting your order number.
Additionally, we need you to send the following documents -
- The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for each of your ingredients – most suppliers will provide these when you buy your ingredients. If you do not already have one, you will have to request one from the supplier.
- An Allergen Declaration for any essential oils / fragrance oils in your composition. This is provided by the manufacturer/supplier of the oil and will enable us to determine you are using essential oils in safe quantities.
- An IFRA statement for any other fragrance or flavour oils (not essential oils) – this statement will enable us to assess whether the (often, very complex) fragrance and flavour oils used are safe for your product.
- Colours – we will need the CI numbers for your colours and glitters. There will often be several CI numbers in each colour, mica or glitter so be sure to provide all of them.
For more help & guidance relating to what documents we need, please click here.
Where to Buy Ingredients From?
You have to buy the cosmetic base from us. However, for the rest of the ingredients, although you are allowed to buy the supplies from most reputable suppliers, in order to minimise the time taken to prepare and write your CPSR, it is advisable to buy all the ingredients from us. That way, we will send all the documents to the assessor on your behalf, so you don't have to!
Terms & Conditions IMPORTANT:
Please read our specially crafted Terms & Conditions for safety assessment purchases (don’t worry it’s not too long!) But should help customers understand the process a bit better, and what your rights are with regard to refunds, recipe advice and after care. By making an assessment purchase you agree with these terms & conditions.
How Long it Takes After you have purchased the assessment, we aim to complete your assessment within 8 weeks from your recipes being finalised. Meaning, once we have all the correct documents from you and the assessor has looked at your recipes, once you have tweaked them appropriately (if necessary) and the safety assessor has deemed them safe to sell, it then takes 8 weeks to write them up.
OR in some cases where we review your recipes and they are finalised first, and payment comes second, then it's 8 weeks from when payment is received, rather than when your recipes are finalised, because we don't begin writing them until full payment is received.
FAQ For more information please check out our Frequently Asked Questions