On Aug. 2, 2021, China State Administration for Market Regulation released the finalized Supervision and Administration Measures on Cosmetics Manufacture and Operation (hereafter referred to as “Measures”), which will come into force on Jan. 1, 2022.
The Measures consists of 7 chapters with 66 provisions, detailing cosmetic manufacture and operation management. Highlights include:
Optimizing production license management system;
Refining and clarifying the production management requirements;
Refining and clarifying the operation management requirements;
Strengthening the supervisory responsibilities of the administration department.
In addition, detailed requirements have been made for issues of concern, such as the responsibilities and qualification requirements for the person in charge of quality and safety, the requirements for operators in e-commerce platforms, etc.
Chapter I General Provisions
Chapter II Production Licensing
Chapter III Cosmetics Production
Chapter IV Cosmetics Operation
Chapter V Supervision and Administration
Chapter VI Legal Liability
Chapter VII Supplementary Provisions