New EU Regulation on General Product Safety to Take Effect in 2024
On May 23, 2023, EU published the new law Regulation (EU) 2023/988 on General Product Safety (GPSR) in its Official Journal, repealing Directive 87/357/EEC and Directive 2001/95/EC. This regulation aims to strengthen the protection of consumers while enhancing the functioning of the internal market. It will be fully enforced in all Member States from December 13, 2024.
China NIFDC Clarifies Detailed Registration Requirements for Special Cosmetics and New Cosmetic Ingredients
On June 5, 2023, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) released nine guidelines pertaining to the registration of Chinese domestic and imported special cosmetics, as well as high-risk new cosmetic ingredients (NCIs). These guidelines provide clear details and time limits for the first registration, registration change, registration renewal and registration cancellation applications, which are highly informative for enterprises seeking guidance.
Fragrance Allergens Labeling Regulations for Cosmetics in Global Major Countries
Some consumers may be allergic to ingredients in a cosmetic product. To assist consumers in selecting safe products, some countries require manufacturers to indicate certain allergens on the ingredients list. ChemLinked has compiled the information on the major countries that have regulations on fragrance allergen labeling and their specific labeling requirements.
Innovation in Korean Cosmetics: From Refilling to AI Robot
Knowing the latest popular and innovative cosmetics can inspire overseas cosmetic enterprises to develop new products and better arrange their business plans. This article introduces three creative movements in the Korean cosmetic industry, including the refilling station, AI robot for custom cosmetics, and package-free cosmetics.