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  • Indonesia Implements Amended Technical Requirements for Cosmetics Ingredients

      Official Release   12 Sep 2019   Hedy He

    The new regulation adds definitions of cosmetics label, PIF and business operator, categories of animal-derived products, additional requirements for cosmetics containing specific...
  • Indonesia Releases Operational Instructions of Guideline for Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice

      Official Release   21 Aug 2019   Hedy He

    Indonesia released the draft Operational Instructions of Guideline for Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice. Indonesia planned to abolish No HK. Cosmetic Regulation...
  • A Collection of Indonesian Cosmetic Regulatory Updates

      Official Release   16 Aug 2019   Hedy He

    Indonesia released 6 drafts of new cosmetic regulations at the end of 2018 and implemented one of them in July 2019. The newly implemented regulation details contamination restriction requirements...
  • Indonesia Cuts Import Duty Exemption to USD $75

      Official Release   28 Sep 2018   Hedy He

    Indonesia will lower the import duty exemption threshold on inward postal goods from USD $100 to USD $75 starting from October 10th, 2018...
  • Indonesia to Raise Import Tariffs on Cosmetics

      Industry News   13 Sep 2018   Hedy He

    On Sep 5, 2018, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati gave a news briefing announcing that Indonesia would increase import tariffs on 1147 consumer goods ranging from cars to shampoo.  Import tariff rates on...
  • Indonesia to Launch an Online HALAL Certification System

      ChemLinked Exclusive   7 Dec 2017   Jo Zhou

    Indonesia will launch an online HALAL certification system for foods, drugs and cosmetics in 2018. From 2018, products including cosmetics can apply for HALAL verification online. The service includes dossiers submission...
  • [Market Analysis] Halal Cosmetics Market Rapid Growth Requires Further Regulatory Development

      ChemLinked Exclusive   9 Nov 2017   Jo Zhou

    Halal cosmetics are a rapidly developing niche of the halal and mainstream market. The 100% natural ingredients commitment of halal products also attracts many non-Muslims. The increased popularity of these products requires development of a regulatory and certification system...
  • Indonesia to Reinforce Hair Dye and Sunscreen Product Regulations

      Official Release   5 Sep 2017   Jo Zhou

    To control the safety of hair dye and sunscreen products, Indonesia will regulate requirements on ingredients used in these products such as Methylisothiazolinone, Deoxarbutin, Alpha Arbutin, Beta Arbutin and Plastic Microbeads. Deoxyarbutin/ alpha...
  • ASEAN Explains Revision of Cosmetic Directive

      ChemLinked Exclusive   18 Aug 2017   Jo Zhou

    Apart from amendments of ingredients requirements on 26th ACSB (see news on CL), ASEAN Cosmetic Committee also discussed further revision of the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive during a recent meeting. Methylisothiazonlinone (M1 or MIT) in Rinse-off product,...
  • Cosmetic Packaging in Asia: A Brief Overview of Markets and Regulation

      Editorial   25 Jul 2017   Jo Zhou

    According to data from transparency market research, the cosmetic packaging market will be valued at 330 billion dollars by 2024. The Asian market will be the major contributor. Some Asian countries especially China issued specific standards for cosmetic...