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China NMPA Provides Relief for Cosmetic Industry with Eased Ingredient Safety Information Submission Policies On March 27, 2023, China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) announced adjustments to its management policies on the submission of cosmetic ingredient safety information, relaxing certain regulatory requirements...
South Korea Requires the Recyclability Data of Products and Packaging Materials before April 15 MOE issues a notice on submission of delivery and import records of products and packaging materials. Enterprises subject to recyclability shall report the delivery and import record to MOE before April 15, 2023.
A Recap of New Cosmetic Ingredients Notified in China in 2022: Summary of Characteristics Notification number: followed steady increase in 2022, the NCI notification number is expected to reach a new high in 2023; NCI sources: chemical and biotechnology sources still dominate; Use purpose: skin protectant, moisturizer and antioxidant account for more than half.
[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...
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Nov 2022
Cosmoprof Asia – Singapore Special Edition Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Nov 2022
in-cosmetics Asia 2022 BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand