The Anti-aging Business in China Anti-aging has recently become female consumers’ top1 demand in the skincare sector and one of the most popular sectors for investors. There are some highlights worth noting in this booming sector: - Big high-end brands still dominate this sector, such as lamer, Lancome, CPB, etc. Consumers do prefer international brands while purchasing anti-aging skincare products. - Beauty devices are becoming more popular as an anti-aging tool. - More consumers are embracing medical beauty because of its stronger efficacy.
Breaking! Japan Implements the New Japanese Standards of Quasi-drug Ingredients (JSQI 2021) On March 25, 2021, Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) issued four documents, including the new Japanese Standards of Quasi-drug Ingredients (hereafter referred to as JSQI 2021), new List of Permitted Additives in Quasi-drugs, new Pre-market Application Rules of Quasi-drugs and a Collection of FAQs. In the above four documents, the ingredient standards are revised, and the corresponding pre-market application requirements of quasi-drug products are adjusted.
South Korean Cosmetic Dossier Online Submission System KPTA allows enterprises to submit the certificate documents of imported cosmetics via the online channel.
CSAR Subsidiary Regulations: China Details Cosmetic Safety Assessment Requirements The finalized Technical Guidelines for Cosmetic Safety Assessment clarify the detailed requirements for conducting safety assessment, requirements for safety assessors, content necessary in the assessment report, attach corresponding samples, and set transitional measures.
CSAR Subsidiary Regulations: China Finalizes Standards for Cosmetic Efficacy Claim Evaluation After two rounds of public consultation on September 1, 2020 and November 5, 2020 respectively, China NMPA officially released the finalized Standards for Cosmetic Efficacy Claim Evaluation on April 9 and will implement it starting from May 1, 2021...
CSAR Subsidiary Regulations: China Unveils the Cosmetic Classification Rules and Catalogs On April 9, 2021, the finalized Cosmetic Classification Rules and Catalog​ (hereinafter referred to as “the Catalog”) was officially released and will come into force on May 1, 2021...
Hedy He ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Shine Hu ChemLinked Research Analyst
Lorraine T.S. Li ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst (focusing on South Korea regulatory compliance)
Winnie Xu ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
May 2021
Cosmetics Supervision 2.0 - Seminar on China New Cosmetic Regulations Shanghai New International Expo Center - M25 conference room
Apr 2021
MakeUp in Shanghai Shanghai Exhibition Center
Nov 2020
Cosmoprof Asia Digital Week Online (