[Updated] EU SCCS Finalizes the Opinion as to Hydroxyapatite (nano)
On January 11, 2023, EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) released the preliminary opinion SCCS/1648/22 on Hydroxyapatite (CAS No. 1306-06-17) in nano form. Considering the comments received during the commenting period, SCCS released the final opinion on March 23, 2023.
China SAMR to Implement Administrative Measures on Toothpaste: Notification Mandatory for All Toothpastes
On March 23, 2023, China SAMR issued the finalized Administrative Measures on Toothpaste, which clarifies the responsibilities of all stakeholders, clarifies toothpaste’s definition, clarifies management requirements for toothpaste products and new ingredients, clarifies requirements for toothpaste safety assessment, efficacy claims and labeling and clarifies the ongoing use of the existing toothpaste production licensing system.
China Consults on the First Regulation for Freckle-Removing and Whitening Cosmetic Ingredients
On March 17, 2023, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) released the draft Technical Guidelines for Research on Freckle-removing and Whitening Cosmetics (the “Guidelines for Whitening Cosmetics”) and the draft Technical Guidelines for Research on Functional Ingredients of Freckle-removing and Whitening Cosmetics (the “Guidelines for Whitening Ingredients”) for public consultation...