• The scopes of the amendment to Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics include overview, cosmetic prohibited/limited ingredients, etc.

    China Consults on the Amendment to Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics and the Draft of 2018 Chinese Version of INCI

    The scopes of the amendment to Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics include overview, cosmetic prohibited/limited ingredients, etc.

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  • China has already approved two alternatives testing methods to animal testing to assess skin sensitivity and eye irritation. An additional four alternatives testing methods are currently undergoing public feedback and two more are currently in the research and development phase.

    Development in Alternatives to Animal Testing of Cosmetics in China

    China has already approved two alternatives testing methods to animal testing to assess skin sensitivity and eye irritation. An additional four alternatives testing methods are currently undergoing public feedback and two more are currently in the research and development phase.

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  • Nurmia Agustina

    Detailing Standards of Cosmetics Labeling, Claim and Advertisement in Indonesia

      25 Sep 2018  Regulation  151

    With Indonesia's growing middle class and increasingly prosperous consumers, the country’s cosmetic sector has performed well up until 2018. According to Indonesia's BPOM (National Agency of Drug and Food Control) 33,823 registered cosmetic products were...
  • Nurmia Agustina

    4 Pitfalls of the Indonesian Cosmetic Market

      9 Aug 2018  Market  207

    As the 4th largest nation in terms of population and boasting a rapidly expanding middle class, Indonesia undoubtedly offers lucrative investment potentials for the global cosmetic sector...
  • Nurmia Agustina

    What You Need to Know about Compulsory Halal Certification in Indonesia

      11 May 2018  Regulation  657

    Effective from October 11, 2017, the Religious Affairs Ministry (MORA) has founded the Halal Products Certification Agency or Halal Product Assurance Implementing Board (BPJPH) as the sole halal certification body – three years after Law 33/2014 was issued. This agency...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Halal Cosmetics Market Rapid Growth Requires Further Regulatory Development

      6 Mar 2018  Market  697

    Halal cosmetics are a rapidly developing niche of the halal and mainstream market. The 100% natural ingredients commitment of halal products also attracts many non-Muslims. The increased popularity of these products requires development of a regulatory and...
  • Josephine Zhou

    [Conference Exclusive] 2017 China Cosmetic Market Data Analysis and Predictions

      6 Mar 2018  Market  704

    During Sep. 19th -22nd 2017, the China Association of Fragrance Flavor and Cosmetic Industries (CAFFCI) held its annual conference during which market, regulatory trends and forecasts were revealed. Cosmetic sale growth rate shows an optimistic rise in 2017,...
  • Giacomo Cirillo

    Current Trends in China's Male Cosmetics Market

      6 Mar 2018  Market  565

    Male Cosmetic is still an underdeveloped sector of China's cosmetic industry but there is huge room for future development. In this article we will talk about the characteristics of this market and provide a case study of compliance requirements for 2 popular products...