In accordance with the Cosmetic Law No. 5324, it is obligatory to notify the Ministry before the cosmetic products are made available on the market. In addition, within the scope of Article 3 of the Turkey cosmetic law entitled notification and audit, it is mandatory to notify the Ministry of Health before the cosmetic product is presented to the market for the first time and it is mandatory to inform the product or manufacturer changes that occur after the notification.
It is prohibited to produce, package, open or operate an import facility without notice to the Ministry of Health, or to expand the scope of activity of an institution without notice of any changes made after the first notification. A fine of 20.000 tl is charged to the manufacturer who does not comply with any of these prohibitions.
No letters or documents are issued by the Ministry stating that the notification has been registered in accordance with the cosmetic product notifications. All the responsibilities specified in the Turkey laws No. 5324 and 4703 on the cosmetic products that are notified belong to the manufacturer defined in the relevant laws.
For this reason, both the contents and packaging(s) of the notified product must comply with the cosmetic regulations. It is serious importance that incorrect or incomplete information is not presented in the notification.
Another one of the operations performed through the product notification system (UTS) is the preparation of the free sales certificate. Turkey’s pharmaceutical and medical devices cosmetics manufacturers registered with the agency in the areas of domestic production in Turkey and manufactured abroad with their own brands in addition to cosmetic products manufactured with the brand owner on behalf of the company and the written authorization and notification process for cosmetic products made applications for export certificate will be exported electronically.
After the corporate accrual payment is made, the certificate issued by the institution (with wet signature and cold stamp) is approved and sent to the registered company address in the attachment with electronic signature. Inappropriate and / or incomplete applications are notified to the company.
As PIM Group, we offer all of the services listed above through a single channel. You can contact us for support from our experienced team regarding the export or supply of your products to the market after the notification has been made ensuring that your products comply with the cosmetic law, regulation and all relevant guidelines.