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Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics
Local Title:
Chinese Mainland
Competent Authority:
National Medical Products Administration
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Official Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics
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Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics
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In September 2020 and 2021, China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) released the first and the second draft of Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics (hereinafter referred to as “Practices”). After two rounds of public consultation, on January 7, 2022, NMPA released the finalized Practices and will implement it on July 1, 2022.

Starting from July 1, 2022, cosmetics registrants, notifiers, and entrusted production enterprises (including cosmetic enterprises that only engage in the preparation of semi-finished products, and toothpaste enterprises) shall organize the cosmetic production in accordance with the Practices. For enterprises that have obtained production licenses before July 1, 2022, if their facilities, equipment, etc., shall be upgraded according to the regulation, the upgrading and reconstruction shall be completed before July 1, 2023.

Main Contents

The Practices are divided into nine chapters with two annexes, covering all aspects of cosmetic production and quality control such as ingredients, personnel, equipment, sanitation, inspection, packaging, storage, transportation, sales and recall. The promulgation of the Practices indicates that cosmetics production in China will enter a more standardized era.

Chapter I General Rules

Chapter II Institutions and Personnel

Chapter III Quality Assurance and Control

Chapter IV Plant Facilities and Equipment Management

Chapter V Materials and Products Management

Chapter VI Production Management

Chapter VII Entrusted Production Management

Chapter VIII Product Sales Management

Chapter IX Supplementary Rules

Annex I Electronic Record Requirements for Cosmetics Production

Annex II Environmental Requirements for Cosmetics Production Plant

Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics
In force
Release Date: 2022-01-07
Implementation Date : 2022-07-01
Release Date: 2021-09-08
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Release Date: 2020-09-28
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