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A Look back at 2020 with ChemLinked: Cosmetic Regulation Updates

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Hedy He, Winnie Xu
Thursday , 14th Jan 2021

The year 2020 saw many significant regulatory updates in the Asia-Pacific region. China finalized the overarching regulation-Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) after 30 years of waiting and introduced a series of supporting rules, indicating the overhaul of China's cosmetic regulatory framework. South Korea implemented the regulations on custom cosmetics and revised the requirements for functional cosmetics, restricted ingredients, colorants, etc. Japan, ASEAN and China Taiwan made significant changes on ingredient lists. And there were several regulatory updates in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Australia.

Global cosmetic stakeholders need to stay vigilant so as to cope with frequent regulatory changes, effectively address compliance challenges, and aim for great success while shouldering their social responsibilities. Therefore, ChemLinked has prepared this webinar to provide an overview of revised and emerging cosmetic regulations in the Asia-Pacific region over the year and educate our clients on key regulatory points.


Session 1 China

1. Chinese Mainland

  • CSAR and New Regulatory Framework

  • Cosmetic Product Management

  • New Cosmetic Ingredient Management

  • Safety Assessment

  • Supervision on Cosmetics Manufacture and Operation

  • Toothpaste

  • Cross-border E-commerce

  • Microbeads

2. Taiwan of China

  • Guidance for PIF

  • Colorants

  • Prohibited Ingredients

Session 2 Pan Asia

1. South Korea

  • Solid Soap, etc.

  • Functional Cosmetics

  • Custom Cosmetics

  • Packaging Materials Recyclability Evaluation

  • Children Cosmetics

  • Cosmetic Ingredient Changes

  • Fragrance Allergens

2. Japan

  • Toothpaste

  • GMP for Quasi Drugs

  • Quasi Drug Ingredient Changes


  • Updates to ACD

  • Thailand

  • Indonesia

  • Malaysia

  • Vietnam

4. Australia

  • Key Changes Made in AICIS

  • Animal Testing Ban

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  • ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
    Hedy is an experienced cosmetic regulatory analyst in the ChemLinked team. She focuses on tracking, analyzing, and interpreting the latest cosmetic regulatory and market changes in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the rest of the Asia Pacific area. With an in-depth understanding of cosmetics regulations, she attended various industry conferences and presented several speeches in multiple industry conferences such as In-cosmetics Asia and often been interviewed by well-known cosmetics industry media. Area of expertise: China cosmetic import compliance, pre-market approval procedures, animal testing, Indonesia cosmetics halal certification, and Vietnam cosmetics compliance.
  • ChemLinked Regulatory Analyst
    Winnie Xu is an experienced cosmetic regulatory analyst in the ChemLinked team tasked with tracking, analyzing and interpreting the latest regulatory and market changes in China, Japan, and the rest of the Asia Pacific area. She has published a number of news and articles on cosmetic regulatory compliance and involved in various industry conferences. Areas of expertise: Cosmetic Pre-Market Approval Compliance, Cosmetic Ingredient Requirements, Animal Testing and CBEC.
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