21 May 2019

SWISS Pavilion at PLMA 2019

"World of Private Label"

International Trade Fair

21 - 22 May 2019


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14 March 2019

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019

Cosmopack & Cosmo Perfumery & Cosmetics

14-17 March 2019

Cosmo Hair & Nail & Beauty Salon

15-18 March 2019


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05 June 2019

CosmeticBusiness 2019

International trade fair for

the cosmetics supplier industry

in Munich from 5 to 6 June 2019

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13 November 2019

SWISS Pavilion at Cosmoprof Asia 2019

Hong Kong

13 - 15 November 2019

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The “Swiss Made” Ordinance for Cosmetics

The new Ordinance on the Use of Swiss Indications of Source for Cosmetic Products (the “Swiss Made” Ordinance for Cosmetics) regulates the use of Swiss indications of source for cosmetic products and for certain cosmetic ingredients.

The ordinance strengthens the “Swiss Made” designation and Swiss indications of source for cosmetics generally in line with the new “Swissness” legislation. The specific rules take into account the particularities of cosmetic products.

If a Swiss indication of source is used, not only a minimum of 60 per cent of the manufacturing costs for cosmetics must in future arise in Switzerland, but also at least 80 per cent of the research, development and production costs. In addition, the ordinance also stipulates the specific activities that particularly influence the quality of a cosmetic product which, as a result, must take place in Switzerland.

The draft ordinance was based on a preliminary draft by the Swiss Cosmetic and Detergent Association (SWK) in collaboration with the Association for the Protection of Swiss Cosmetics. 

The new ordinance enters into force together with the general “Swissness” legislative provisions on 1 January 2017.