Cosmetovigilance: A Paradigm Shift in Terminology and Concept

  • Syed Ziaur Rahman Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
  • A Z Faheem Department of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
Keywords: Cosmetovigilance, ADRs


Cosmetics are articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on, or introduced into, or otherwise applied to, the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, and includes any article intended for use as a component of cosmetics.1 While Cosmesis is the science of preservation, restoration, or bestowing of bodily beauty.


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