On Jun. 18, 2021, China NMPA issued the draft Supervision and Administration Provisions on Children Cosmetics. On Oct. 8, 2021, China NMPA promulgated the finalized version of Supervision and Administration Provisions on Children Cosmetics (the finalized Provisions).
The finalized Provisions includes 22 articles, clarifying children cosmetics’ scope, formula design principles, labeling requirements, registrant/notifier’s main responsibilities, post-market supervision requirements, etc.
Except for labeling requirements, other requirements in the finalized Provisions will come into force on Jan. 1, 2022;
Children cosmetics that apply for registration/notification after May 1, 2022, must be labeled in accordance with the finalized Provisions;
For children cosmetics that have applied for registration/notification before May 1, 2022, the registrant/notifier shall update the product label before May 1, 2023.