• You may know: General knowledge about cosmetic regulation compliance in Korea; The latest regulation updates relating to new categorization system and In-depth explanation from senior Korea cosmetic regulation expert on how to easier getting market entry approval by clicking

    Systematically Understand Korea Cosmetic Regulation

    You may know: General knowledge about cosmetic regulation compliance in Korea; The latest regulation updates relating to new categorization system and In-depth explanation from senior Korea cosmetic regulation expert on how to easier getting market entry approval by clicking

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  • Lack of loyalty to cosmetic brands, growing purchase capacity and immature domestic cosmetic industry, numerous advantages made imported cosmetic brands occupying 90% of Vietnam cosmetic market share...

    [Market Analysis]Bright Prospects for International Cosmetic Enterprise in Vietnam

    Lack of loyalty to cosmetic brands, growing purchase capacity and immature domestic cosmetic industry, numerous advantages made imported cosmetic brands occupying 90% of Vietnam cosmetic market share...

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  • To avoid animal testing requirements international cosmetics companies can consider: 1) Setting up a manufacturing facility in China to manufacture non-special use cosmetics; 2) Consider using CBEC, although the regulatory landscape in this sector is changing fast...

    Avoiding China Cosmetic Animal Testing Requirements: Tips for Industry

    To avoid animal testing requirements international cosmetics companies can consider: 1) Setting up a manufacturing facility in China to manufacture non-special use cosmetics; 2) Consider using CBEC, although the regulatory landscape in this sector is changing fast...

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  • Cosquery is a platform and a community for regulatory affairs personnel, business development managers, NGOs, industry experts, animal rights activists and other stakeholders to interact, search for answers, share knowledge, perspective, ideas, insights and solutions to issues associated with the Chinese and Asian cosmetics regulations.

    Cosquery

    Cosquery is a platform and a community for regulatory affairs personnel, business development managers, NGOs, industry experts, animal rights activists and other stakeholders to interact, search for answers, share knowledge, perspective, ideas, insights and solutions to issues associated with the Chinese and Asian cosmetics regulations.

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  • Cosmetic Packaging in Asia: A Brief Overview of Markets and Regulation

      Editorial   25 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    Take home: According to data from transparency market research, the cosmetic packaging market will be valued at 330 billion dollars by 2024. The Asian market will be the major contributor. Some Asian...
  • Clarifying Cosmetic Ingredient Requirements for Recalled Cosmetics

      Editorial   18 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    Take Home: CFDA released the 1st list of unqualified cosmetics found in the market in 2017, detailing the reasons for inspection failure. Here Chemlinked specifies the correct and concrete requirements of specific...
  • Summary of Korea Recent Ingredients Requirement Changes

      ChemLinked Exclusive   13 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    Take home: Because several types of quasi-drugs converted into functional cosmetics in first half year of 2017, ingredients standard for cosmetics have to revise for the integration. MFDS has revised “Cosmetic Safety...
  • Korea to Classify Solid Soaps as Cosmetics

      ChemLinked Exclusive   11 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    Take home: Korea will designate “solid soaps” as cosmetics. MFDS is formulating a safety standard for this product. The Safety Department of MFDS held a H1 2017 technical and administrative system reviewing conference....
  • ASEAN Revises and Supplements Cosmetic Ingredient Standards (2017-2018)

      ChemLinked Exclusive   6 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    Take home: ASEAN held the 26th ACSB Meeting during which it revised cosmetic ingredients requirements, shortly after ASEAN released the last revision list a month ago (see news: ASEAN Added New Standards for...
  • Philippines Public Lobbying to Ban Triclosan & Triclocarban in Cosmetics

      ChemLinked Exclusive   4 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    Take home: Philippine public recently pushed PFDA to ban the use of the antibacterials Triclosan & Triclocarban in personal care and cosmetic products (PCCPs). Triclosan & Triclocarban are normally used...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Detailing Standards of Cosmetic Packaging in China

      25 Jul 2017

    Stakeholders who plan to export cosmetics to China should pay more attention to cosmetic packaging and learn Chinese regulations. China issued one “Requirements of packaging appearance for cosmetic products” and one “Requirements of restricting excessive package –...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Titanium Dioxide Classified as Potential Class 2 Carcinogen in Europe? The Future for Chinese Cosmetics Regulations

      19 Jul 2017

    The European risk committee of European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has proposed that Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) be classified as a class 2 carcinogen. Although it is still in the proposal stage, this potential classification will have a significant impact on worldwide...
  • Angelita Hu

    Changes in Cross Border E-commerce (CBEC) Policy in 2016

      23 Jan 2017

    2016 witnessed an array of cross border e-commerce (CBEC) policy changes. New taxation policy: Since April 8 2016, China implemented a new tax system for CBEC commodities. The new tax system was formulated based on the limits on the permitted total value of individual...
  • Nurmia Agustina

    Indonesian Halal Certification

      10 Nov 2016

    Halal Certificate MUI Halal certificate is a written fatwa/official statement from the Indonesian Ulama Council (Majelis Ulama Indonesia/MUI) which guarantees that the products are in accordance with the Islamic Syariat. MUI Halal Certificate is a requirement for...
  • Eliza Li

    Regulating Oral Care Products in China: Current Status and Future Trends

      21 Oct 2016

    With a population of 1.35 billion and a rapidly expanding middle class, China is the world's fastest growing market for oral care products.  Continuing urbanization, as well as government and private efforts to promote good hygiene in rural areas have boosted per...
  • Angelita Hu

    Korea Functional Cosmetics Regulations

      21 Sep 2016

    Korea defines functional cosmetics as products that aid in brightening skin, improving wrinkles in skin, tanning skin gently or protecting skin from sun’s ultraviolet radiation. Functional cosmetics are subject to more stringent evaluation than general cosmetics. Based...