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Technical Guidelines for Children Cosmetics (Draft for Comments)
Local Title:
儿童化妆品技术指导原则(征求意见稿)
Country/Region:
China
Competent Authority:
National Institutes for Food and Drug Control
Type:
Regulation
Status:
Draft
Release Date:
2022-04-11
Implementation Date:
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Document
Language Source Title Access
ZH
Official Technical Guidelines for Children Cosmetics (Draft for Comments)
ZH
Official Explanations on Drafting the Technical Guidelines for Children Cosmetics (Draft for Comments)
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Technical Guidelines for Children Cosmetics (Draft for Comments)
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Summary

China’s first regulation on children cosmetics, Supervision and Administration Provisions on Children Cosmetics (hereafter referred to as “Provisions”), came into effect on Jan. 1, 2022. Four months later, on Apr. 11, 2022, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control released the draft of Technical Guidelines for Children Cosmetics (hereafter referred to as “Guidelines”) for public consultation. Any suggestions can be mailed to hzppjzx@nifdc.org.cn before Apr. 28, 2022.

Main Content

The Guidelines is formulated to provide technical guidance for the registrant, notifier, and Chinese domestic responsible person when applying for the registration and notification of children cosmetics, as well as provide the basis for the competent authorities’ technical review of special children cosmetics and post-notification review of general children cosmetics. The Guidelines consists of 7 parts and an annex:

1. Basic Requirements

2. Requirements for Product Name and Related Dossiers

3. Requirements for Product Formula and Ingredient Use

4. Requirements for Product Executive Standard

5. Labeling Requirements

6. Requirements for Product Testing Report

7. Requirements for Product Safety Assessment Report

Annex: 26 Fragrance Allergens

It is worth noting that the Guidelines clarifies the specific requirements for safety assessment, products designed for the Chinese market, children sunscreens; more stringent requirements for ingredient use, labeling, and claims, etc. The Guidelines is in the process of translation and will be available on Apr. 20.

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