On 3 May 2023, the Council adopted its position on the proposed directive aimed at improving product labelling, durability, and eliminating misleading claims. The directive, known as the “empowering consumers for the green transition,” received overwhelming approval from the plenary, with 544 votes in favor, 18 against, and 17 abstentions.
Advertising claims must comply with Regulation (EU) No. 655/2013 establishing common criteria that claims relating to cosmetic products must meet, as well as the latest version of the Manual on the scope of application of the Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 (Art.2 (1)(a)).