• How to register medicated cosmetics and colorants in Taiwan is crucial, and now Taiwan revised old instruction into a formal standard to give a clearer guidance. Here we provide whole translation of this

    Translation: New Standards for Examination and Registration of Medicated Cosmetics and Colorants

    How to register medicated cosmetics and colorants in Taiwan is crucial, and now Taiwan revised old instruction into a formal standard to give a clearer guidance. Here we provide whole translation of this "Standards" .

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  • To record cosmetics online before selling will be mandatory in Taiwan in the future. The online recording system has been opened to encourage manufacturers to record in advances. Here we provide exclusive tips for your better operation.

    Tips for Cosmetic Enterprises to Fulfill Taiwanese Mandatory Record Filing Obligations

    To record cosmetics online before selling will be mandatory in Taiwan in the future. The online recording system has been opened to encourage manufacturers to record in advances. Here we provide exclusive tips for your better operation.

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  • To avoid animal testing requirements international cosmetics companies can consider: 1) Setting up a manufacturing facility in China to manufacture non-special use cosmetics; 2) Consider using CBEC, although the regulatory landscape in this sector is changing fast...

    Avoiding China Cosmetic Animal Testing Requirements: Tips for Industry

    To avoid animal testing requirements international cosmetics companies can consider: 1) Setting up a manufacturing facility in China to manufacture non-special use cosmetics; 2) Consider using CBEC, although the regulatory landscape in this sector is changing fast...

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  • Cosquery is a platform and a community for regulatory affairs personnel, business development managers, NGOs, industry experts, animal rights activists and other stakeholders to interact, search for answers, share knowledge, perspective, ideas, insights and solutions to issues associated with the Chinese and Asian cosmetics regulations.

    Cosquery

    Cosquery is a platform and a community for regulatory affairs personnel, business development managers, NGOs, industry experts, animal rights activists and other stakeholders to interact, search for answers, share knowledge, perspective, ideas, insights and solutions to issues associated with the Chinese and Asian cosmetics regulations.

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  • 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...
  • Eliza Li

    Regulating Oral Care Products in China: Current Status and Future Trends

      21 Oct 2016

    With a population of 1.35 billion and a rapidly expanding middle class, China is the world's fastest growing market for oral care products.  Continuing urbanization, as well as government and private efforts to promote good hygiene in rural areas have boosted per...
  • Angelita Hu

    Korea Functional Cosmetics Regulations

      21 Sep 2016

    Korea defines functional cosmetics as products that aid in brightening skin, improving wrinkles in skin, tanning skin gently or protecting skin from sun’s ultraviolet radiation. Functional cosmetics are subject to more stringent evaluation than general cosmetics. Based...
  • Nina He

    China Children Cosmetics Regulations

      8 Sep 2016

    In China Children cosmetics refer to cosmetics produced specifically for children from age 0-12 years old (including infants). The majority of children cosmetics are classified as non-special use cosmetics except for sunscreens which are special use cosmetics. Some...
  • Lemon Zhang

    China Cosmetics Market Entry Walkthrough: CIQ Inspections and Custom Clearance

      5 Aug 2016

    Take home After getting approval from CFDA, companies can begin to export cosmetics to China. Before goods reach their destination port and undergo inspection by Chinese Customs, they shall appoint an agent in China to file a record with the provincial Inspection and...