COSMILE® offers facts about cosmetic ingredients
- based on scientific assessments by expert bodies such as the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS), Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) or the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)
- on topics that are critically discussed, such as endocrine effects or possible health hazards
COSMILE® uses trusted sources and expert knowledge:
- Information such as INCI names and ingredient functions are taken from the European Commission’s CosIng database and are regularly updated
- When it comes to detailed information about substances, COSMILE® is supported by independent experts
What can COSMILE® do for you?
On this website you will find background information about the COSMILE® initiative and the various information offers.
The INCI service provides detailed information on nearly 30,000 ingredients. As such, it is the basis for the other COSMILE® services in various languages and output formats.
COSMILE app: Use the “scanner” of the COSMILE app to easily scan the barcode of a cosmetic product and get specific information about the ingredients contained in this product. Alternatively, the list of ingredients can be read from the pack in using the smartphone’s camera. A manual search for ingredients by entering text directly is also possible.