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ASEAN Added New Standards for Cosmetics Ingredients in Lists (2016-2017)

  •   12 Jun 2017
  •    Jo Zhou
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    Takehome:

    From 2016 to 2017, ASEAN continuingly revised cosmetic ingredients standards and added new ingredients requirements to each standard list. The majority of recent amendments are already in force, and the rest will be implemented on 30 Nov 2017.

    Summary of changes to cosmetic ingredient lists

    Type of change

    Type of List

    Entry No./Ref. No.

    Description of changes

    Implementation period

    New entry

    List of prohibited ingredients

    1379

    3-Benzylidene camphor is deleted from List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain (Ref 19) and moved to List of prohibited ingredients

     

    30 Jun 2016

    Amendment

    List of prohibited ingredients

    419

    New definition of animal materials

    -

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    303 (288)

    New restrictions for HC Blue No 17 {3-[(4-amino-3-methyl-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracen-1-yl)amino]-N,N,N -trimethylpropan-1-aminium, methylsulfate salt

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    304(289)

    New restrictions for HC Blue No 15 Phosphoric acid compound with 4-[(2,6-dichlorophenyl) (4-imino-3,5-dimethyl-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene) methyl]-2,6-dimethylaniline (1:1)

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    305 (290)

    New restrictions for Acid Green 25 Disodium 2,2′-(9,10-dioxoanthracene-1,4-diyldiimino)bis(5-methylsulphonate)

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    306(291)

    New restrictions for Acid Violet 43 Sodium, 4-[(9,10-dihydro-4-hydroxy-9,10-dioxo-1-anthryl)amino]toluene-3-sulphonate

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    307(292)

    New restrictions for 2-Methoxymethyl-p-Phenylenediamine and 2-Methoxymethyl-p-Phenylenediamine Sulfate 1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-(methoxymethyl) and

    1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-(methoxymethyl)-, sulfate

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    308(293)

    New restrictions for Hydroxyanthraquinone-aminopropyl Methyl Morpholinium Methosulfate 1-N-Methylmorpholiniumpropylamino-4-hydroxyanthraquinone, methyl sulfate

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    309(294)

    New restrictions for Disperse Red 17 Ethanol, 2,2′-[[3-methyl-4-[(E)-(4-nitrophenyl)azo]phenyl]imino]bis-

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    310(295)

    New restrictions for Acid Black 1 4-Amino-5-hydroxy-3-(4-nitrophenylazo)-6-(phenylazo)-2,7-naphthalenedisulfonic acid, disodium salt

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    311(296)

    New restrictions for Pigment Red 57 Disodium 3-hydroxy-4-[(E)-(4-methyl-2-sulfonatophenyl)diazenyl]-2-naphthoate

     

    30 Nov 2016

    New entry

    List of prohibited ingredients

    1380

    To include ketoconazole in the List of prohibited ingredients

     

    No grace period

    Amendment

    List of restricted ingredients

    15a

    To add footnote (19)

     

    -

    New entry

    List of restricted ingredients

    15d

    To introduce a new entry for potassium hydroxide as a callus softener into Annex III with maximum concentration of 1.5% and warning label.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    Amendment

    List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain

    A29

    To restrict usage of "Not to be used in applications that may lead to exposure of the end-user's lungs by inhalation" into the current entry for Zinc Oxide.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    New entry

    List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain

    A29a

    To introduce a new UV filer of Zinc oxide (nano) with the material specification and to restrict usage to applications that avoids end-user's lung exposure by inhalation.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    Amendment

    List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain

    27

    To add footnote "For use as a colorant, see List of Colouring Agents Allowed for Use in Cosmetic Products, No 143".

     

    -

    New entry

    List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain

    27a

    To introduce a new entry into List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain for Titanium Dioxide (nano) with a detailed specification of materials and to restrict usage to applications that avoid end-user's lung exposure by inhalation. Footnotes for Ref. 27 & 27a are same.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    Amendment

    List of Colouring Agents Allowed for Use in Cosmetic Products

    77266

    To introduce a detailed specification into the current entry defining the required purity of Carbon Black.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    New entry

    List of Colouring Agents Allowed for Use in Cosmetic Products

    77266(nano)

    To introduce a new entry for Carbon Black (nano) into Annex IV with maximum concentration of 10% and purity specification, particle size specification and a restriction to application that avoids end-user's lung exposure by inhalation.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    Amendment

    List of Preservatives Allowed

    57

    To modify the entry for Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) in Annex VI to restrict MIT for use in rinse-off products only.

     

    30 Nov 2017

    Amendment

    List of Preservatives Allowed

    58

    To modify the entry for ethyl lauroyl arginate in Annex VI to allow usage in mouthwash preparations at a maximum level of 0.15% and warning label "Not to be used for children under 10 years of age".

     

    No grace period

    To see changing details in the following lists:

    Changes to List of Prohibited Ingredients (Annex II)

    Changes to List of Restricted Ingredients (Annex III)

    Changes to List of UV filters which cosmetic products may contain (Annex VII)

    Changes to List of Colouring Agents Allowed for Use in Cosmetic Products (Annex IV)

    Changes to List of Preservatives Allowed (Annex VI)

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