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South Korea to Amend Cosmetic Safety Standard

  •   29 Jul 2019
  •    Hedy He
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    • South Korea to Amend Cosmetic Safety StandardProhibited ingredients are newly added and the limitation on restricted ingredients are more stringent
    • 2 preservatives are prohibited to use in cosmetics for children under 13 years old
    • 7 ingredients that are allowed to use in hair dyes are newly added
    • Ingredients that can be used in customized cosmetics are specified

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    Tracking regulatory change news in Asia Pacific area and focusing on cosmetic ingredient requirements, registration/filing/notification procedures of China and South Korea.

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    Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein really becomes a restricted ingredient? I cannot find this information in the original paper. Please advise, what is the restricted range? Thank you!
    Tuesday, 6 August 2019
    Hi Elaine, thanks for your question. Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein is to be included in the restricted ingredient list in South Korea. The maximum average molecular weight of peptide in Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein shall not exceed 3.5 kDa.
    Wednesday, 7 August 2019