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The COSMILE Europe app available now in five additional languages: Bulgarian, Finnish, Greek, Italian and Lithuanian

  • Last updated: March 26, 2024

26 March 2024, BRUSSELS – Following the launch of the Italian language app earlier this month, today Cosmetics Europe makes the COSMILE Europe app available in four additional languages, including Bulgarian, Finnish, Greek and Lithuanian – expanding the total number of languages to 13.

The app is an entry point to access the information in the COSMILE Europe database, European ingredient database that provides easy access to reliable, verified and scientifically supported information on almost 30,000 ingredients used in cosmetics. The information in the database helps European citizen understand why certain ingredients are in their cosmetic products, which properties they have and much more.

“We are pleased to offer the COSMILE Europe app to consumers in so many languages – 13 so far. As an industry, we are committed to providing reliable information on cosmetic ingredients in a simple way and ensuring that it is accessible to as many European citizens as possible” – John Chave, Director General of Cosmetics Europe.

The app offers several ways to easily get information on cosmetic ingredients. The user can search for ingredient information by scanning the ingredients list on the label of the product, search for information on an individual ingredient manually, or scan a product barcode to retrieve information about the product and its ingredients list. While this last feature is already available on the app, it is not yet available for all products.

Click on the banner below to visit cosmileeurope.eu and download the app.


The first version of the app was developed by the German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association (IKW) with the technological development support of health&media GmbH and has now been rebranded “COSMILE Europe” with the support of Cosmetics Europe, the European personal care association.

17 Cosmetics Europe member associations representing the cosmetics and personal care industry at national level made available the COSMILE Europe app in Bulgarian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Spanish.

These associations are:

Association of the Austrian Chemical Industry (FCIO),Belgian - Luxembourg Association for manufacturers and distributors of cosmetics, detergents, cleaning products, adhesives and sealants, biocides, related products and aerosol technology (DETIC), Bulgarian National Association Essential Oils, Perfumery and Cosmetics (BNAEOPC), Cosmetica Italia, Dutch Cosmetics Association (NCV), Finnish Cosmetic and Hygiene Industry Association (Kosmetiikka- ja hygieniateollisuus ry), German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association (IKW), Hungarian Cosmetic and Home Care Association (KOZMOS), Lithuanian Cosmetics and Household Chemicals Producers Association (LIKOCHEMA), Polish Association of Cosmetics and Detergent Industry (PACDI), Polish Union of Cosmetics Industry (Kosmetyczni), Romanian Union of Cosmetics and Detergent Manufacturers (RUCODEM), Spanish Cosmetics, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (STANPA), Swiss Cosmetics and Detergent Association (SKW), The French Federation for Beauty Companies (FEBEA), The Hellenic Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (PSVAK), UK Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA).


About Cosmetics Europe

Cosmetics Europe is the European trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry. For more than 60 years, Cosmetics Europe has been the voice of the cosmetics and personal care industry in Europe. Our members include cosmetics and personal care manufacturers as well as associations representing our industry at national level, right across Europe.

For more information, please consult Cosmetics Europe website.

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