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Malaysia Amends Cosmetic Ingredient Use Requirements: 19 Prohibited Ingredients Added and 5 Ingredients Revised

The main amendments include: 1) Annexe II: List of Prohibited Ingredients – 19 added 2) Annexe III: List of Restricted Ingredients – 2 added and 1 revised 3) Annexe VI: List of Permitted Preservatives – 1 revised 4) Annexe VII: List of Permitted UV Filters – 1 revised

On July 4, 2023, Malaysia National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) released Circular No. 2/2023 Information on the Updated Status of Ingredients in the Annexe of the Guidelines for Control of Cosmetic Products in Malaysia. 1 According to the Circular, 19 prohibited ingredients and 2 restricted ingredients are added; 1 restricted ingredient, 1 permitted preservative and 1 permitted UV filter are revised.

Detailed amendments to each annexe are as follows (the text in red indicates changes to the previous lists).

1. Adding 19 prohibited ingredients and 2 restricted ingredients

1) Adding 19 prohibited ingredients to Annexe II List of Prohibited Ingredients

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