Circular 06/2011/TT-BYT dated January 25th, 2011 of the Ministry of Health regulating the management of cosmetic products manufactured in the country, as well as cosmetics imported for circulation in Vietnam.
Circular 06 clarifies specific guidelines on the (i) notification of competent authorities on the distribution of cosmetic products, (ii) product information files, (iii) requirements on product safety, (iv) cosmetic labeling, (v) cosmetic advertisements, (vi) export and import of cosmetics, (vii) cosmetic samples for quality control, (viii) examination, inspection and handling of violations, and (ix) responsibilities of organizations and individuals manufacturing, trading, and importing cosmetics, as well as the rights of consumers.
This circular is applied for the cosmetic state management agencies, organizations, individuals conduct operations related to the cosmetic product declaration, the information, the advertising, the export, the import, the production, the trade of cosmetic products in Vietnam.
Chapter I GENERAL REGULATION
Chapter II COSMETIC PRODUCT PROCLAMATION
Chapter III COSMETIC PRODUCT INFORMATION DOSSIER
Chapter IV COSMETIC PRODUCT SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
Chapter V WRITINGS ON THE COSMETIC LABEL
Chapter VI COSMETIC ADVERTISING
Chapter VII EXPORT OR IMPORT OF COSMETIC
Chapter VIII COSMETIC SAMPLING FOR THE QUALITY CHECK
Chapter IX CHECKING, INVESTIGATING, AND HANDLING OF VIOLATIONS
Chapter X THE OBLIGATION OF THE ORGANIZATION, THE INDIVIDUAL WHO MANUFACTURE, TRADE, AND IMPORT THE COSMETIC AND THE CONSUMER’S RIGHT
Chapter XI THE IMPLEMENTING ORGANIZATION