After two rounds of public consultation, on Mar. 4, 2021, China NMPA finally released the finalized Provisions for Management of New Cosmetic Ingredient Registration and Notification Dossiers. The registration and notification dossiers of a natural or artificial ingredient that is applied in cosmetic products for the first time in China shall meet the requirements stipulated in the Provisions. The Provisions consist of 20 articles and 8 annexes.
The Provisions are scheduled to come into force on May 1, 2021. Starting from the date, companies shall submit the registration/notification dossiers in accordance with the requirements specified in the Provisions.