The limit values for microbiological controls of cosmetics have been updated many times. The microbiological analysis of cosmetics has always been emphasized.
In 2005, the Cosmetic Regulation was published. However, no limit values regarding the microbiological limits of cosmetics are published in this regulation.
SAFETY ASSESSMENT GUIDELINE FOR COSMETIC PRODUCTS has been published on 22.03.2012 and the limits are as follows.
The total number of aerobic mesophilic microorganisms should be less than 1000 cfu / g.
The total number of molds and yeasts should be less than 1000 cfu / g.
Eye area and infant products should be less than 100 cfu / g.
Pathogenic microorganisms called Pseudomonas aeroginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans must not be present in the finished cosmetics.
A Guide on Microbiological Control of Cosmetic Products was published on 07.04.2016. Accordingly, the limits are as follows.
Son olarak Kasım 2016 tarihinde KOZMETİK ÜRÜNLERİN MİKROBİYOLOJİK KONTROLÜNE İLİŞKİN KILAVUZ SÜRÜM 1.0 yayınlanmıştır.
Bu son sürümde limitler şu şekilde yer almıştır.
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