EEMCO The European Group on Efficacy Measurement and Evaluation of Cosmetics and other Products

 

 

Luis Monteiro Rodrigues, EEMCO 's Executive Chairman

The EEMCO Group, the European Group on Efficacy Measurement and Evaluation of Cosmetics and other Products, is a continuation of the previous organisation The European Group on Efficacy Measurement of Cosmetics and other Topical Products (EEMCO) started on June 1st of 1994, in Paris

As in its origin, it is an advanced cutting edge group of professionals, independent experts from private and public areas from different Member States of the European Union, with special competence in the field of the assessment of cosmetics and other products impacting human skin, having in mind

1. to contribute to identify science based methods and strategies, now and in the future, intended to assess efficacy and safety of cosmetics and other products in silico, in vitro, ex vivo , in vivo, and other applicable methods

2. to contribute to the adequate use and development of the aforementioned methods and strategies by promoting better operating and assessment procedures

3. to facilitate cooperation among academia, industry, national and European authorities, and consumers

To do this EEMCO prepares overviews of existing evaluation methods and analyses the advantages and limitations of the existing techniques to provide science based guidance promoting good practices, fostering development and innovation.