Taiwan Implements Regulations on Cadmium and Barium in Cosmetics

  •   11 Apr 2018
  •    Winnie Xu

    Takehome: Taiwan released announcements on implementation of regulations on cadmium and barium in cosmetics.

    The announcements regulate that starting from Mar 28 2018 cadmium residues in the finished cosmetics shall not exceed 5 ppm. And from Sep. 1st, 2018, Barium salts (exclude barium sulfate, barium sulfide, infusible salts for colorants, lakes and pigments) shall be prohibited for use in cosmetics. Cosmetics using barium salts will be prohibited to manufacture, import, sell, supply, and display.

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