Background: Current Ingredient Use Requirements
Cosmetic ingredients in Indonesia shall comply with Technical Requirements for Cosmetic Ingredients and its appendices:
Appendix I: restricted ingredients
Appendix V: prohibited ingredients
Prohibited cosmetic ingredients in Indonesia are:
Ingredients that do not comply with limitation requirements listed in Appendix I, II, III, and IV
Colorants, preservatives, and sunscreens not listed in Appendix II, III, and IV
Prohibited ingredients listed in Appendix V
Other cosmetic ingredients not listed in Appendix I (hereafter referred to as “other ingredients”) can be used as long as it meets the safety, efficacy, and quality requirements. Relevant scientific or empirical evidence is required to provide and be included in Product Information File (PIF).
When natural ingredients not listed in Appendix II, III, and IV are used as colorants, preservatives, or sunscreens in cosmetics (hereafter referred to as “natural ingredients”), relevant scientific or empirical evidence is required to provide and be included in PIF.