The Cosmetics Regulation requires a more thorough report on product safety. This report already existed in the Directive. However, its content shall be enriched and will be more complex, while the workload and the methods used by the safety assessor will dramatically increase. Hence, a need to define again the role of the assessor, with a view to the implementation of the Regulation, on 11 July 2013. Here is the opinion of Philippe Masson, toxicologist, biologist, EVIC France CEO, and of Clarisse Bavoux, toxicologist, pharmacist at Evic. Both they are safety assessors.