• Now the Cosme-list has been upgraded with wider geographical coverage: More countries covered e.g. Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, New Zealand, More lists covered: 87 → 125, More comprehensive in regions e.g. Japan and Korea and More searchable...

    Cosme-list V2.0 Launch

    Now the Cosme-list has been upgraded with wider geographical coverage: More countries covered e.g. Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, New Zealand, More lists covered: 87 → 125, More comprehensive in regions e.g. Japan and Korea and More searchable...

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  • The 100% natural ingredients commitment of HALAL cosmetics also attracts many non-Muslims. The increased popularity of these products requires development of a regulatory and certification system.

    [Market Analysis] Halal Cosmetics Market Growing with Regulatory Development

    The 100% natural ingredients commitment of HALAL cosmetics also attracts many non-Muslims. The increased popularity of these products requires development of a regulatory and certification system.

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  • During Sep. 19th -22nd 2017, CAFFCI held its annual conference. Chemlinked attended the Conference and received internal information about: new ingredient market, global cosmetic regulatory trends, government plan to optimize market surveillance and optimistic statistic of cosmetic industry...

    Collection of Exclusive Information from CAFFI Annual Conference

    During Sep. 19th -22nd 2017, CAFFCI held its annual conference. Chemlinked attended the Conference and received internal information about: new ingredient market, global cosmetic regulatory trends, government plan to optimize market surveillance and optimistic statistic of cosmetic industry...

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  • Male cosmetic is an underestimated and full of potential market in China, 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 those products.

    [Market Analysis] Current Trends in China's Male Cosmetics Market

    Male cosmetic is an underestimated and full of potential market in China, 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 those products.

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  • In this column, we invite senior experts from cosmetic industry to provide deep insight and analysis on key topics relating to Asia Pacific cosmetic regulations: CBEC, animal testing, tips for registration, children cosmetics and latest major regulation changes... We keep updating.

    Expert Article

    In this column, we invite senior experts from cosmetic industry to provide deep insight and analysis on key topics relating to Asia Pacific cosmetic regulations: CBEC, animal testing, tips for registration, children cosmetics and latest major regulation changes... We keep updating.

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  • 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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  • Josephine Zhou

    Shanghai Measures to Reinforce Cosmetic Entrusted Manufacturing Quality Control

      4 Dec 2017

    Takehome: Shanghai released measures to manage the action of entrusted manufacturing of cosmetics. Foreign or domestic enterprises who entrust local manufacturers to produce cosmetics should ensure safety, quality and responsible distribution.     Entrusted...
  • Eliza Li

    Best Practice For Exporting Non-Special Cosmetics to China

      1 Nov 2017

    ABSTRACT: This article offers an overview on the new cosmetic importation system operating in Shanghai China dubbed the “Pudong Trial”. The article offers readers an overview of critical issues pertaining to the pilot program. Furthermore this article will highlight...
  • Danni Chen

    An Overview of Sunscreen Regulatory Requirements in China

      26 Sep 2017

    Takehome: CFDA published a new regulation for the labelling of SPF and PFA on sun protection products in June 2016; post-market inspection on sunscreen products grows stricter.  
  • Angus Zheng

    Detailing Korean functional cosmetic registration

      14 Aug 2017

    Defining a Functional cosmetic in Korea Before May 30th 2017 functional cosmetics in Korea only referred to whitening products, anti-wrinkle products and sunscreen products. However, afterwards, MFDS expanded the scope of functional cosmetics and newly designated 5...
  • Giacomo Cirillo

    Overview on Regulations on Animal testing for Cosmetics

      10 Aug 2017

    In this article we will talk about animal testing for cosmetic products in general, its legal status in various countries and how can companies with a “cruelty free” profile export their products to China avoiding this practice. 
  • 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 –...