The individual case report forms required the following data to be collected during the first patient visit: demography, history, localisation and severity of acne vulgaris, medical and cosmetic acne pre-treatment, and the patient's psychic disposition (self assessment).
More than 29% of the patients had also received cosmetic acne treatment.
The Commission insists the cosmetics industry has pledged to provide information to consumers on the quantitative and qualitative composition of cosmetic products imported and marketed in the EU, as well as on undesirable effects, notably irritant and allergic effects, cosmetic acne
, phototoxic effects, photosensitivity, anaphylactic shock and itching.
Such effects would include irritant and allergic effects, cosmetic acne
, phototoxic effects, photosensitivity, anaphylactic shock and itching but would not include effects resulting from abuse or misuse of the product or which are related to associated items such as packaging.
Also from California are developments in the field of cosmetic acne