Cosmetic Compliance
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Australia Consults on Interim Decisions to Amend the Poisons Standard On April 3, 2024, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia initiated a consultation on interim decisions concerning 14 substances listed in the Poisons Standard.
ASEAN Amends Cosmetic Ingredient Annexes to ACD: 17 Added, 11 Revised, and 1 Deleted During the 38th ASEAN Cosmetic Scientific Body (ACSB) Meeting held on November 15 and 21, amendments were made to the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD) regarding the ingredient annexes.
China Consults on Cosmetic Ingredient Safety Data Catalogs and Guidelines for Stability, Preservative Challenges, Packaging Compatibility, and Skin Sensitization Testing On April 10, 2024, the China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) unveiled six draft guidance documents concerning cosmetics safety assessment. These documents specifically address stability testing, preservative challenge testing, packaging compatibility testing, skin sensitization testing, and ingredient safety data, aiming to enhance the overall safety assessment process for cosmetics.
UK to Revise Cosmetic Ingredient Lists: 52 Prohibited and 1 Restricted Ingredients Added On April 10, 2024, UK notified WTO of a draft regulation, proposing to include 52 prohibited ingredients and 1 restricted ingredient into the UK Regulation (EC) 1223/2009. The draft is currently open for comments until June 10, 2024, and expected to be adopted on June 25, 2024.
Washington State to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics On March 15, 2024, the Governor of Washington State signed HB 1097 into law, prohibiting the sale of cosmetics developed or manufactured using animal testing within the state...
Indonesia BPJPH Emphasizes Non-halal Information Labeling for Non-halal Products On March 24, 2024, Indonesian Halal Product Assurance Organizing Agency (BPJPH) published an article on its website, emphasizing that products originating from non-halal sources or containing non-halal materials are not subject to the halal certification requirement. Because these products are exempt from halal certification, they can still be traded as long as their non-halal nature are clearly labeled. For instance, products containing pork must include text or imagery depicting pork on the packaging.
Hedy He ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Jarius Ji ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Lorraine Li ChemLinked Senior Regulatory Analyst
Winnie Xu ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
Mar 2024
Mar 2024
11th Annual Forum on Cosmetics & Personal Care Products New York City Bar Association, New York, NY
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PCT2023-Personal Care Technology Convention 2023 Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center