Cosmetic Surveillance: An update and comprehensive Review

  • Kritika Dhiman
  • Rajiv Kumar

Abstract

Surveillance has recently been expanded to include the safety of herbal and cosmetic products. A new phrase has emerged characterizing industry monitoring known as “Kosmetonadzor” to ensure the safety of cosmetic products. Wigan (1997) was the first in the literature to use the term to refer to the safety management of cosmetic products. It is now recognized as a public health concept worldwide. 


As there is no systematic reporting system, side effects or side effects of cosmetics are relatively insignificant or overlooked. There is a follow-up management system for preparation. In India, market surveillance is usually focused on drug side effects.  As a result, more emphasis has been placed on medical devices, blood products, biologics, natural products, and special diets, and less on related side effects. To sum up, Cosmetology refers to the monitoring of cosmetic products that have recently entered the market.


Conclusions


Cosmetic surveillance is a new approach to regulating the safety of cosmetic products. It is an important component of public health initiatives. As post-sale surveillance of cosmetics becomes more and more common worldwide, malfunctions in these items can be detected and corrected, so safety can be achieved. Physicians Family doctors and general practitioners play an important role in detecting ADRs caused by cosmetic items and, as a result, urge patients to report ADRs.  Raising awareness of this new notion will be an important contribution to global public health. 


In general, the Cosmetovigilance system can avoid both significant and minor adverse effects.  Because the notification procedure is critical to the system, healthcare workers must be taught and supported as part of the Cosmetovigilance feedback system.  Some regulation modifications are required to keep up with Turkey's developing cosmetics business.


In general, cosmetic monitoring systems can prevent both serious and minor side effects. As the reporting process is a key element of the system, medical professionals must be educated and supported in terms of cosmetic oversight within the feedback system. Some regulatory updates are needed to keep pace with the changing Turkish cosmetics market.

Keywords: Cosmetovigilance, Regulatory forms, ADR’s, safety, Causality assessment

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Dhiman, K., and R. Kumar. “Cosmetic Surveillance: An Update and Comprehensive Review”. International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Vol. 11, no. 1, Mar. 2023, pp. 71-75, doi:10.22270/ijdra.v11i1.587.