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    Cosquery is a column providing a platform for industry insiders to interact mutually seek for answers to heatedly discussed questions. To encourage your participation, we organize a prize-giving quiz. Answer the given questions and win a 10% off coupon!

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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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  • New Zealand Updates Cosmetic Product Group Standard

      Official Release   18 Sep 2017   Jo Zhou

    Takehome: New Zealand is updating Cosmetic Product Group Standard to provide clearer guidance and will be in force in Dce.1st 2017; The new “Cosmetic Product Group Standard” stipulate...
  • [Market Analysis] Current Trends in China's Male Cosmetics Market

      ChemLinked Exclusive   6 Sep 2017   Giacomo Colaci Cirillo

    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...
  • Indonesia to Reinforce Hair Dye and Sunscreen Product Regulations

      Official Release   5 Sep 2017   Jo Zhou

    Takehome: To control the safety of hair dye and sunscreen products, Indonesia will regulate requirements on ingredients used in these products such as Methylisothiazolinone, Deoxarbutin, Alpha Arbutin, Beta...
  • Korea to Amend Part of Cosmetic Act Related to Manufacturer Staff Requirements

      Official Release   1 Sep 2017   Jo Zhou

    Takehome: Korea is amending Article 3 of “Cosmetic Act”, redefining the scope and penalties associated with a manufacturer’s staff found using illegal recreational drugs. In the past Korea’s overarching regulation the...
  • CFDA Approve Two More Animal Testing Methods

      Official Release, ChemLinked Exclusive   24 Aug 2017   Jo Zhou

    Takehome: CFDA just approved two more testing methods for cosmetics —— In Vitro Skin Corrosion: Transcutaneous Electrical Resistance Test (TER) and Skin Photoallergy Test. These two methods still involve animal testing...
  • Korea to Set Up Natural/Organic Cosmetic Certification System

      ChemLinked Exclusive   21 Aug 2017   Jo Zhou

    Takehome: To meet new market demand and reinforce management of personalized cosmetics such as natural/organic cosmetics, Korea’s MFDS is proposing to set up a Natural/Organic Cosmetic...
  • 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 –...
  • 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...