For more transparency in cosmetics in Europe

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Learn everything about ingredients in cosmetic products with COSMILE®

  • Scan the barcode
  • Use the integrated text recognition
  • Enter the ingredient you are looking for directly
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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
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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.