SFDA Cosmetics Regulated Products

Find out if your cosmetic product is regulated under the SFDA Cosmetics programme and what special requirements it is subject to before obtaining your Certificate Of Conformity.

Please note: This list is non-exhaustive and provided by way of example. Please contact us if you need help confirming if your product is regulated as a cosmetic and/or personal care product.

List of Regulated Products

  • Anti-wrinkle products
  • Bath and shower preparations (salts, foams, oils, gels, etc.)
  • Creams, emulsions, lotions, gels and oils for the skin (hands, face, feet , etc).
  • Deodorants and anti-perspirants
  • Depilatories
  • Eye decorative cosmetic products (eye shadow, mascara, brows, lids, pencil, lashes, cream and Kohl)
  • Face masks (with the exception of peeling products)
  • Finished Cosmetics products sent in bulk
  • Hair care products: hair tints and bleaches, products for waving, straightening and fixing, setting products, cleansing products (lotions, powders, shampoos), conditioning products (lotions, creams, oils), hair dressing products (lotions, lacquers, brilliantines).
  • Handwash liquid soaps
  • Make up powders, after bath powders, hygienic powders, etc.
  • Perfumes, toilet waters and eau de cologne
  • Products for care of teeth and mouth (Mouthwash products containing alcohol are considered as banned products
  • Products for external intimate hygiene
  • Products for making up and removing make-up from the face and eyes
  • Products for nail care and make up
  • Products for tanning without sun
  • Products intended for application to lips
  • Raw material related to cosmetics covered by related SASO/GSO standard (GSO 1943/2016)
  • Shaving products (creams, foams, lotions, etc)
  • Skin- whitening products (except Hydroquinone containing products)
  • Sun bathing products
  • Tinted bases
  • Toilet soaps, deodorant soaps, glycerine soaps etc.
  • Wet wipes

Request a Certification

To learn more about the SFDA Cosmetics programme, or to get a Certificate of Conformity for your exports, please send us a request.

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