On 9 June 2023, the European Commission published the new Deforestation-free Regulation, known as Regulation (EU) 2023/1115. This new regulation will enter into force on 29 June 2023. It aims to minimise the Union’s contribution to deforestation and forest degradation worldwide (imported deforestation), thereby contributing to a reduction in global deforestation. Also, it aims to reduce the Union’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and global biodiversity loss. It is important to note that several raw materials used in cosmetic products will be also affected.

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