In order to ensure product traceability, responsible persons shall identify the distributors to whom they supply the cosmetic product: for a period of three years following the date on which the batch of the cosmetic product was made available to the distributor. The same applies to all other persons involved in the supply chain.
In case of product non-compliance, the responsible person shall take measures to render it compliant, withdraw it from the market or recall it to the manufacturing company in all Member States where the product is available. Where the responsible person does not take all appropriate measures, the IMB may take the necessary corrective measures.
If a product which complies with the requirements of the Regulation presents or could present a serious risk to human health, the IMB shall take all necessary provisional measures to withdraw, recall or restrict the availability of the product on the Irish market.