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Inventory of Prohibited Ingredients for Cosmetics
Local Title:
化妆品禁用原料目录
Country/Region:
China
Status:
In force
Type:
Inventory
Release Date:
2021-05-28
Implementation Date:
2021-05-28
Competent Authority:
National Medical Products Administration
Document:
Summary

On Jan. 22, 2021, China opened a public consultation on the draft amended Inventory of Prohibited Ingredients for Cosmetics and Inventory of Prohibited Plant (Animal) Ingredients for Cosmetics. Based on the collected public opinions, on May 28, National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) released and implemented the finalized Inventory of Prohibited Ingredients for Cosmetics and Inventory of Prohibited Plant (Animal) Ingredients for Cosmetics.

These two new inventories replaced the previous inventories of prohibited cosmetic ingredients and were included in the corresponding chapters of Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (STSC).

Inventory Name

Chapters in STSC

Total Number of Ingredients

Main Amendments

Inventory of Prohibited Ingredients for Cosmetics

Chapter 2 Prohibited and Restricted Ingredients Used in Cosmetics

 

1 Prohibited Ingredients Used in Cosmetics (Inventory 1)

1284

  • Newly add 20 prohibited ingredients for cosmetics;

  • Amend the names and CAS numbers of prohibited ingredients for cosmetics;

  • Classify and merge prohibited drug ingredients for cosmetics.

Inventory of Prohibited Plant (Animal) Ingredients for Cosmetics

Chapter 2 Prohibited and Restricted Ingredients Used in Cosmetics

 

2 Prohibited Plant (Animal) Ingredients Used in Cosmetics (Inventory 2)

109

  • Newly add four prohibited plant (animal) ingredients for cosmetics;

  • Standardize the names of prohibited plant (animal) ingredients for cosmetics;

  • Clarify that five ingredients are prohibited from using in cosmetics as fragrance ingredients.


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History
Inventory of Prohibited Ingredients for Cosmetics
Date of Release: 2021-05-28
Date of Implementation : 2021-05-28
Status : In force
Inventory of Prohibited Cosmetic Ingredients (Draft for Comments)
Date of Release: 2021-01-22
Date of Implementation : /
Status : Draft