On March 17, 2023, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) released the draft Technical Guidelines for Research on Freckle-removing and Whitening Cosmetics and the draft Technical Guidelines for Research on Functional Ingredients of Freckle-removing and Whitening Cosmetics for public consultation.
The draft Technical Guidelines for Research on Freckle-removing and Whitening Cosmetics summarizes the technical points and principles that need attention in general principles, product attributes, formula design, product safety assessment, production process and quality control, efficacy evaluation and product labels, etc. of freckle-removing and whitening cosmetics.
It consists of eight parts:
Scope of Application
Product Safety Assessment
Production Process and Quality Control
Efficacy Claim Evaluation and Product Labeling