Starting from Jan. 1, 2022, cosmetic registrants and notifiers shall conduct cosmetic safety assessments in accordance with Technical Guidelines for Cosmetic Safety Assessment. Before May 1, 2024, a simplified version of the safety assessment report can be submitted when applying for special cosmetics registration or general cosmetics notification.
Starting from Feb. 21, 2022, a draft of Key Points for Reviewing of General Cosmetics Safety Assessment Report (Simplified Version) (hereinafter referred to as “Key Points”) proposed by National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) is being discussed among cosmetic industry insiders. National Institutes for Food and Drug Control, provincial MPAs, and inspection centers are required to provide feedback before Mar. 31.
The Key Points sets a unified standard for the review of the safety assessment report, and has great reference significance for companies to prepare safety assessment report in a standardized manner.
The Key Points is applicable to the review of the safety assessment report of general cosmetics. It clarifies the requirements for data collation and technical review of the safety assessment report, stipulates the judgment principles for reviewing the safety assessment report, etc.
Chapter I General Principles
Chapter II Data Collation Requirements (including the paper's size, font color, page numbering, the standardization of Chinese characters, unit of measurement, punctuation, charts, normative terms, sealing, signature, etc.)
Chapter III Technical Review Requirements
Chapter IV Judgment Principles
Attachment Guidelines for Review of General Cosmetics Safety Assessment Report (Simplified Version)