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China Consults on the Amendment to Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics and the Draft of 2018 Chinese Version of INCI

  •   11 Sep 2018
  •    Winnie Xu
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    The scopes of the amendment to Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics include overview, cosmetic prohibited/limited ingredients, cosmetic permitted ingredients and part of the toxicological testing methods. The 2018 Chinese version of INCI was drafted with reference to PCPC’s International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. A total of 22620 ingredients are included...

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    when will final version comes and come to force?
    Tuesday, 25 September 2018
    Thank you for your comment. The drafts are in public consultation and currently it is unknown when the final version will come and take effect. We will continue to focus on it and keep you informed of any significant developments.
    Wednesday, 26 September 2018
    Can you please clarify that the Chinese INCI names list is not the same as the IECIC? I assume only ingredients on the IECIC may be used in cosmetics regardless of whether it is on the Chinese INCI name list mentioned above.
    Tuesday, 8 January 2019
    Dear Glenn, thanks for the comment and we highly appreciate your kind advice. The comparison between INCI and IECIC has now been added to the news. Undoubtedly, only ingredients on the IECIC can be applied to cosmetics in China.
    Monday, 11 February 2019