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Korea Banned 11 Ingredients Relating to Functional Cosmetics

  •   22 Jun 2017
  •    Jo Zhou
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    Takehome:

    To guarantee the safety of newly designated functional cosmetics, MFDS banned 11 ingredients and revised "Cosmetic Safety Standard" again (see news about revision of Cosmetic Safety Standard last month at: CL).

    The following listed ingredients are banned in cosmetics in Korea from Jun.13th 2017. (For products which have already been manufactuered or imported, or have already resigtered with MFDS, they can be marketed until May 30th 2018.)

    No.

    Prohibited Ingredients

    1

    Dutasteride, its salts and derivatives

    2

    Bimatofrost, its salts and derivatives

    3

    Sennoside

    4

    Adapalene

    5

    Ibuprofen piconol, its salts and derivatives

    6

    Tacrolimus, its salts and derivatives

    7

    Finasteride, its salts and derivatives

    8

    6- (1-pyrrolidinyl) -2,4-pyrimidinediamine-3-oxide (pyrrolidinyldiaminopyrimidine oxide)

    9

    Pimecrolimus, salts thereof and derivatives

    10

    1,7-heptanedicarboxylic acid (azelaic acid), its salts and derivatives

    11

    Pig lung extraction

    For more information, you may refer to original version of Korea Cosmetic Safety Standard (2017.6) in our Database.

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