• Cruelty free is a both a hugely contentious and polarizing issue for the global cosmetics industry. Despite global trends towards cruelty free best exemplified by the blanket bans on animal testing of cosmetics imposed in Europe and India, China has remained stanchly opposed to implementing a similar ban.

    China Cruelty Free Cosmetics: An Interview With Cruelty Free International

    Cruelty free is a both a hugely contentious and polarizing issue for the global cosmetics industry. Despite global trends towards cruelty free best exemplified by the blanket bans on animal testing of cosmetics imposed in Europe and India, China has remained stanchly opposed to implementing a similar ban.

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  • Shanghai Fengxian District will likely become China’s first area implementing a new imported cosmetic filing and mandatory animal testing exemption program.

    Another Breakthrough for Cruelty Free Cosmetics in China

    Shanghai Fengxian District will likely become China’s first area implementing a new imported cosmetic filing and mandatory animal testing exemption program.

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  • Children cosmetics are subject to more stringent requirements in terms of their safety indexes, permitted ingredients, labeling stipulations and overall documentation requirements.

    Clarifying Compliance Requirements for Children Cosmetics in China

    Children cosmetics are subject to more stringent requirements in terms of their safety indexes, permitted ingredients, labeling stipulations and overall documentation requirements.

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  • According to the new Cosmetic Hygiene Safety Administration Act, cosmetic manufacturers and importers shall complete product notification prior to entering market. Here Chemlinked offers an exclusive Q&A and will offer guidance on the most frequently asked questions.

    Tips for Cosmetic Enterprises to Complete Product Notification in Taiwan

    According to the new Cosmetic Hygiene Safety Administration Act, cosmetic manufacturers and importers shall complete product notification prior to entering market. Here Chemlinked offers an exclusive Q&A and will offer guidance on the most frequently asked questions.

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  • Nurmia Agustina

    What You Need to Know about Compulsory Halal Certification in Indonesia

      11 May 2018  Regulation

    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

    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

    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

    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...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Bright Prospects for International Cosmetic Enterprise in Vietnam

      6 Mar 2018  Market

    As an important emerging economy Vietnam is now being recognized as a destination offering great potential for investment. For the cosmetics industry one of the most enticing aspects of Vietnam's market is the significant growth in teenage and young adult demographics...
  • Josephine Zhou

    Shanghai Measures to Reinforce Cosmetic Entrusted Manufacturing Quality Control

      4 Dec 2017  Regulation

    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 manufacturing (OEM) is a...