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Azerbaijan Cosmetic Product Registration

COSMETIC REGISTRATION IN AZERBAIJAN

Regulatory Authority

  • Analytical Expertise Center (AEC) of the Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan

 

Local Regulation

Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan, “On Medicinal Products”

Who can Register?

  • Any company (resident or non-resident of Azerbaijan) can apply for the hygienic certificate.
  • Having a local representative is not mandatory.

Data to be Communicated

  • Obtain a hygiene certificate from the Republican Centre for Hygiene and Epidemiology of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • Start Marketing your product in Azerbaijan.
  • Resident or non-resident can be Authorised Representative.

Process

  1.  Application submission: Apply for the hygienic certificate to the Republican Centre of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
  2. Expert evaluation: The Centre conducts an expert evaluation of the product and its documentation, including:
    • Labelling verification: Ensures accuracy and compliance with local regulations.
    • Technical expertise: Assesses the product’s safety and quality.
  3. Certificate issuance: If the evaluation is satisfactory, the Centre issues a hygienic certificate.

Timeframe and Fees

The processing time for the certificate can vary, but it typically takes around 1-1.5 month.

Additional Information

Special Labelling requirements:

  • Documents must be submitted in either in Russian, English, or in Azerbaijani
  • Labelling in Turkish is allowed.
  • The instructions (user manual) should be submitted in Azerbaijani.

Monitoring of the safety of cosmetics (cosmetovigilance) in Azerbaijan is not described in legislation.