The standard regulates all cosmetic raw materials in Japan and includes two lists: negative list and positive list.
Note: This translation was published by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. This document should only be used as a reference for understanding Japanese regulations and in case of any discrepancy between the English and Japanese versions the original Japanese version shall prevail.
1. General provisions
2. Prohibition of inclusion of ingredients other than preservatives, UV absorbers and tar colors
3. Limitation on inclusion of ingredients other than preservatives, UV absorbers and tar colors
4. Limitation on inclusion of preservatives, UV absorbers and tar colors
Japan: Standards for Cosmetics (2019 Version)
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