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Indonesia Proposes to Amend Cosmetic Adverse Reaction Reporting Requirements
Dec 01, 2023
On November 9, 2023, Indonesia released the amended draft of the Regulation for Cosmetics Adverse Reaction Monitoring for public consultation. This Regulation aims to provide clarity on the requirements for reporting cosmetics adverse reactions. It defines the adverse reactions, specifies the obligations of notifiers, and outlines the approaches for reporting adverse reactions.
South Korea Modifies the Cosmetic Safety Standard: Ingredients and CAS No.
Nov 30, 2023
MFDS published the modifications related to seven prohibited ingredients and three restricted ingredients. Besides, the prohibited ingredients and restricted ingredients are added with the relevant CAS No. and chemical name.
First Unannounced Inspection Failure of Foreign Company, Unveiled by China NMPA
Nov 29, 2023
On November 17, 2023, China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) disclosed that a Japanese cosmetic company failed a recent unannounced inspection organized by the NMPA...
Updates to New Zealand Cosmetic Product Group Standards: Decision to be Notified!
Nov 27, 2023
A public hearing to consider the proposed changes to the Cosmetic Products Group Standard was held on 20 September 2023. As further information regarding labelling of fluoride-containing toothpastes is requested to be submitted from the Ministry of Health, the hearing was adjourned.
China NIFDC Consults on 20 Testing Methods for Toothpaste, Cosmetic Ingredients, and Toxicological Test
Nov 27, 2023
On November 24, 2023, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) initiated a public consultation on 20 draft testing methods...
Indonesia Amends Time Requirements for Obtaining Cosmetics Import Certificate
Nov 27, 2023
SKI Post Border will replace SKI Border as the requisite import certificate for cosmetics entering Indonesia. The main difference is that SKI Border must be obtained before the goods are released from the customs area.
Exploring the Use of Animal Testing in Japanese Cosmetics
Nov 24, 2023
In Japan, cosmetics products include a part of quasi-drugs which are considered as beauty products, such as medicated tooth paste, hair dyes and permanent waving agent. Both cosmetics and quasi-drugs are regulated by the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Law (PMDL, formerly Pharmaceutical Affairs Law). Therefore, based on Japan's unique application of cosmetics, how is the animal testing system for cosmetics regulated in Japan?
China Finalizes Detailed Dossier Requirements for Toothpaste Notification
Nov 23, 2023
On November 22, 2023, China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) unveiled the definitive edition of the Provisions for Management of Toothpaste Notification Dossiers (the Provisions)...
Thailand Revises Notification Review Standard for Mouth Spray Cosmetics
Nov 23, 2023
In October 2023, the Thai Food and Drug Administration (Thai FDA) introduced a comprehensive update to the Criteria for Reviewing Notification of Mouth Spray Products...
Indonesia Proposes to Amend Limitations for Contamination in Cosmetics
Nov 22, 2023
On November 9, 2023, Indonesia released the amended draft Regulation Concerning Limitations for Contamination in Cosmetics for public consultation. The regulation aims to clarify the definition and scope of microbial, heavy metal, and chemical contamination of cosmetics. It also outlines administrative sanctions for enterprises that violate the regulation.
Monthly Recap: Global Cosmetic Regulatory Updates | September 2023
[Updated] The U.S. FDA Unveils Revised Guidelines on Structured Product Labeling (SPL) for Cosmetic Product Facility Registrations and Product Listings
Monthly Recap: Global Cosmetic Regulatory Updates | October 2023
[Updated] EU SCCS Releases the Final Opinion on Benzyl Salicylate
California to Ban the Use of 26 Ingredients in Cosmetics
2022 Year in Review: Cosmetic Regulatory News in Global Regions
A Collection of China Cosmetic National/Industry/Group Standards in 2022
China’s Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (STSC) and Its Updates
[Updated] Breaking! China to Release the Safety and Technical Standard for Cosmetics 2022 (STSC 2022)
2021 Year in Review: Cosmetic Regulatory News in Global Regions
2021 Top 10 Cosmetic Regulatory News in the Asia Pacific Region
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