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18 Cosmetics Tested Non-Conforming by SFDA
Dec 27, 2011
A yearly cosmetics investigation conducted by China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) declared that 18 brands of whitening & freckle cosmetic products do not conform to the state restriction standards on mercury, phenol and hydroquinone.
SFDA Issues IECIC First Batch for Public Consultation
Dec 08, 2011
China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has issued the first batch draft of the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredient in China (IECIC) on 6 November, 2011 for public consultation. The 2011 first batch list contains altogether 1710 existing ingredients in the Chinese cosmetic market.
Institutes Approved for Inspection of Cosmetics Licensing
Dec 05, 2011
Six New Institutes Approved for Inspection of China Cosmetic Administrative Licensing Beijing, SFDA - Six new institutes of drug inspection at provincial level are lately approved by China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to undertake all the inspection items for microbiology, sanitary chemistry and toxicology under China’s Cosmetic Administrative License (CAL).
Cosmetics Firms Warned for Submitting False Application
Dec 02, 2011
Five cosmetics companies have been rejected the issuance of Chinese Cosmetic Administrative License for submitting false application materials. The State Food and Drug Administration issued this notice on its website on 30 November 2011, giving a punishment warning to the five companies and forbidding them to re-apply the administrative licensing for their involved cosmetic products within one year as of the warning date.
Format of China Cosmetics Hygiene License
Nov 21, 2011
SFDA Consults on Format and Specifications of Cosmetics Hygiene License In order to implement the Regulations concerning the Hygiene Supervision over Cosmetics, China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) published on 14 November the draft proposal on the format, specifications and application guidance for Cosmetics Manufacturing Hygiene License. Public commentary shall be returned to SFDA by 27 November 2011.
SFDA Testing Methods on Prohibited Chemicals in Cosmetics
Nov 10, 2011
SFDA Consults: Proposals for Testing Methods of 7 Prohibited chemicals in Cosmetics and 39 Restricted hair dyes On 4 November 2011, China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) issued two draft proposals for the testing methods on 7 prohibited chemicals used in cosmetics and 32 restricted/prohibited dye materials used in hair products. Public comments on the two testing methods are welcomed by SFDA until 20 November 2011. Click here for China's SFDA notice.
Inspection Rules on China Cosmetics Import/Export
Nov 09, 2011
General Administration of Inspection, Quarantine and Supervision (AQSIQ) officially released the Measures for the Adminitration of Imported and exported cosmetics Inspection and Quarantine Supervision (AQSIQ Order No. 143-2011), which will be put into force from the 1st of February 2012.
EU Calling on China Cosmetic Regulatory Reform
Oct 17, 2011
China’s cosmetics regulatory regime is receiving intensive recommendations from a position paper issued by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (European Chamber), a cross-national trade chamber established by European companies active in China.
China Cosmetics Licensing
Oct 10, 2011
China SFDA Clarifies Application Requirements for Cosmetics Licensing China State Food and Drug Administration released two notices concerning the application requirements and issues on the record & modification of applicant information for China’s cosmetics administrative license.
China: Cosmetic Licences
Sep 29, 2011
China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has issued two notices which seeks to clarify the disclosure requirements for cosmetic products.
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Monthly Digest Feature
ChemLinked rounded up the latest market and regulatory news in China’s cosmetic sector. Here is a collection of Monthly Digest.
Road to Ban Plastic Microbeads in the Asia Pacific Region
In a time of increasingly strong international concerns over environmental protection, there is a growing awareness that plastic microbeads are the main threats to the environment. Countries around the world are seeking to ban microbeads. Below are major advancements in the Asia-Pacific regions.
Ready to Roll? South Korean Custom Cosmetics Regulation Came into Force on Mar. 14, 2020
South Korean custom cosmetics regulation came into force on Mar. 14, 2020. The regulation details the custom cosmetics' definition, categories, requirements for business operators, contents of custom cosmetics compounding manager test, etc.
2019 Top 10 Cosmetic Regulatory News in Asia Pacific Region
2019 has been quite a year for the cosmetic industry of Asia Pacific region. To recap the most important news of the year, we've put together a list of the Top 10 Cosmetic Regulatory News in Asia Pacific Region.
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