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Determination of Ethyl Acrylate and Other 39 Kinds of Components in Cosmetics
Local Title:
化妆品中丙烯酸乙酯等40种原料的检验方法
Country/Region:
Chinese Mainland
Competent Authority:
National Medical Products Administration
Type:
Regulation
Status:
In force
Release Date:
2023-08-28
Implementation Date:
2023-08-28
Document
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ZH
Official Determination of Ethyl Acrylate and Other 39 Kinds of Components in Cosmetics
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Summary

On August 28, 2023, China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) announced significant amendments to the Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition) (STSC). The key updates include the addition of a new prohibited ingredient, the clarification of benzene limit in cosmetics, the revision of 5 testing methods, and the introduction of 14 additional testing methods. Notably, except that the revised methods are scheduled to come into force on March 1, 2024, all other new contents will take immediate effect upon release. 

The new testing method “Determination of Ethyl Acrylate and Other 39 Kinds of Components in Cosmetics” specifies the determination of the content of 40 fragrance components, including ethyl acrylate, in cosmetics using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). This new testing method is applicable to the determination of the content of 40 fragrance components, including ethyl acrylate, in liquid water-based cosmetics, cream emulsions, powder products, perfumes, and wax-based cosmetics.