Candles in Europe are not submitted to a specific regulation such as Cosmetics or Medical Devices. The general obligations are given in the Directive of the General Safety of Products and national specificities are to be taken into account depending on the country of distribution.
However, as the formulation of these products is considered to be a mixture, the CLP regulation applies and candles must have a PCN notification.
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Cosmetics Director of EcoMundo, Agathe is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille. She started her career as a project manager before joining the teams of a large cosmetics group as a regulatory affairs manager.
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Renaud is a graduate engineer from the École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris and is specialised in REACH, CLP and NCP compliance. He also works on the provision of EcoMundo's regulatory software.