Cosmetic Safety Information


REGULATION (EC) 1223/2009 AND SAFETY ASSESSMENT

On 11th July 2013, amendments to the European Cosmetic Regulations came into force. 

Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 (Article 13) requires that the responsible persons and, under certain circumstances, the distributors of cosmetic products, submit through the Cosmetics Products Notification Portal some information about the products they place or make available on the European Market.  Caitlin Candles is registered with the CPNP and all cosmetic products produced by Caitlin Candles have been notified.  

Caitlin Candles are members of the Guild of Craft Soap and Toiletry Makers.

Caitlin Candles has been assessed for the manufacture of solid soaps and foaming bath butter and holds an up to date Safety Assessment for a Cosmetic Product in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 30th November 2009 of The European Parliament.

Our soap complies with current Good Manufacturing Practice as detailed in Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 in regard to raw material quality.  No ingredients have been used that prohibited under the Cosmetics Products Directive. 

The base product of our soap is SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate)free and is sourced from an EU registered supplier and has been manufactured in accordance with current industry GMP guidelines. 

The fragrance used in our soap has been obtained from an EU registered supplier and has been approved for cosmetic use.  The chemical composition of the fragrance complies with current IFRA guidelines. 

No more than 3% concentration of either colouring or fragrance is added to our soap.  If applicable, no more than 5% concentration of flowers/petals/buds is added to our soap. 

Should you wish to be provided with full Material Safety Data Sheets for the products used in our soap, we are happy to oblige.

Our soaps are not suitable for use by children under 3 years of age. 

INGREDIENTS

Ingredient A: Composite Ingredients
Our soap has been manufactured by using either a SLS free opaque or transparent soap base.

Opaque - aqua; propylene glycol; sodium stearate; sodium laureth sulphate; glycerine; sucrose; sodium cocoate; sodium xylene sulphonate; titanium dioxide; stearic acid; tetrasodium EDTA; tetrasodium etidronate.

Transparent - aqua; propylene glycol; sodium stearate; sodium laureth sulphate; glycerine; sucrose; sodium cocoate; sodium xylene sulphonate; titanium dioxide; stearic acid; tetrasodium EDTA; tetrasodium etidronate.

Ingredient B: Oils and Butters
Not currently used but TBC

Ingredient C: Dried Botanicals
Not currently used but TBC

Ingredient D: Essential Oils
Not currently used but TBC

Ingredient E: Fragrance Oil 
Our soap has been manufactured using the following fragrance oil:

TBC

Ingredient F: Extracts
Not currently used but TBC

Ingredient G: Permitted Colourings
Our soap has been manufactured using one of the following colourants:

Pink liquid colour (Product Code: 14720)
Violet liquid colour (Product Code: 60730)
Blue liquid colour (Product Code: 42090)
Red liquid colour (Product Code: 16255)
Yellow liquid colour (Product Code: 19140)