Cosmetic Compliance
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Taiwan to Update the Applicable Products for PIF Requirements On April 11, 2024, TFDA released the draft of Cosmetic Categories Required to Establish the Product Information File and Effective Dates (2024), aiming to replace the 2019 version. In line with the discontinuation of the specific purpose cosmetics category from July 1, 2024, the draft proposes to revise the expressions used in the regulation, and expand its applicable scope.
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.
Updates to ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD)’s Ingredient Annexes: 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Sensitization Testing On April 10, 2024, the China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) unveiled six draft guidance documents concerning cosmetics safety assessment.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...
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
Nov 2023
PCT2023-Personal Care Technology Convention 2023 Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center