China imposes stringent supervision over new cosmetic ingredients (NCI) and their pre-market approval. According to the Article 9 of the overriding Regulations concerning the Hygiene Supervision over Cosmetics 1989, before a new ingredient is used to make cosmetics, an application must be made to the relevant health department for approval. As a matter of fact, it is tough and time-consuming to apply for the approval of a NCI in China though the tests conducted on new ingredients are one-third of those for new chemicals required under "MEP Order 7" and there is no need to perform environmental exposure assessment.
New Cosmetic Ingredients Application Process: Interpretation and Advice
You are a visitor, Please Login or Sign up for free.
COPYRIGHT: You may circulate web links to the web and contents, but they are intended for your personal, non-commercial use only. For other use of any materials, you can contact with firstname.lastname@example.org to seek consent. Find out more about our copyright policy here.
CORRECTIONS: we do our best to provide you with accurate information. However sometimes errors slip under the radar. If you notice any errors contact us on: email@example.com
Content sharing or co-authoring: just send messages to our editor team.