• In an internal conference CFDA outlined plans to expand the Shanghai Pudong first-imported, non-special cosmetic filing management scheme to a total of ten ports.

    China to Extend First-Imported Non-special Cosmetic Filing Management Scheme to Ten Ports

    In an internal conference CFDA outlined plans to expand the Shanghai Pudong first-imported, non-special cosmetic filing management scheme to a total of ten ports.

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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 –...