Taiwan to Ban 15 Ingredients Including Safrole in Cosmetics

  •   18 Aug 2017
  •    Jo Zhou

    Takehome:

    Taiwan FDA will prohibit 15 ingredients including safrole used in cosmetics.

    The new regulation stipulates that from Jul. 1st 2018, it is prohibited to manufacture, import, sell, distribute or have the intention to sell, distribute or display cosmetics manufactured using the following 15 ingredients.

    15 ingredients will be banned in cosmetics in Taiwan:

    No.

    CAS No.

    Name

    Remark

    1

    94 -59 -7

    Safrole / Shikimol

    Prohibited to use in cosmetics, but if ingredients resource from lauraceae, Safrole / Shikimol as residuals can’t be tolerant no more than 100ppm

    2

    8024 -12 -2

    Verbena essential oil (Lippia citriodora Kunth)

    Prohibited to use in cosmetics, but exclude Verbena absolute (Lippia citriodora Kunth)

    3

    8023 -88 -9

    Costus root oil (Saussurea lappa Clarke)

    Prohibited to use in cosmetics

    4

    68916 -52 -9

    Fig leaf absolute (Ficus carica L)

    Prohibited to use in cosmetics

    5

     

    Alocasia cucullata (Lour.) Schott

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    6

     

    Amorphophallus rivieri Durieu (Amorphophallus konjac)

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetic, but exclude refined, detoxidated food Amorphophallus rivieri Durieu (Amorphophallus konjac)

    7

     

    Alocasia macrorrhiza (L.) Schott (Alocasia odora (Roxb.) K. Koch)

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    8

     

    Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    9

     

    Cerbera manghas L.

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    10

    84929 -74 -8

    Ranunculus L., (Ranunculaceae)

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    11

     

    Crotalaria sessiliflora L.

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    12

     

    Dioscorea hispida Dennst

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    13

     

    Gelsemium elegans Benth

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    14

     

    Stellera chamaejasme L.

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

    15

     

    Anemone hupehensis Lemoine

    Prohibited to use the plant of this name into cosmetics

     

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    Comments

    Is it draft version or finalized version? I think it is only draft according with the originals in TW Chinese.
    Dear Cecilia, yes it is a forecast released by Taiwan FDA.