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Korea to Revise Cosmetics Act
Apr 25, 2014
On 21 Apr 2014, KFDA issued a pre-announcement on amendment to the Cosmetics Act. A series of modifications have been proposed, primarily to alter the definition of cosmetics, functional cosmetics and hazardous cosmetics (referring to cosmetics that pose potential hazard to human health). The announcement is open for public consultation until 2nd of June.
CFDA Further Specifies the Definition of Whitening Cosmetics
Apr 21, 2014
The regulation of whitening products is currently in a transitional period after the CFDA released Circular No.10-2013 on 16 Dec last year. In this circular whitening products were re-categorized from non-special to special use cosmetics.
Korea to Amend Cosmetics Pricing Rules
Apr 18, 2014
2014: An Overview of China’s Cosmetics Market & Regulatory Reform
Apr 14, 2014
China’s reform and opening-up policy have brought unprecedented opportunities to every industry sector across the nation. The cosmetics industry as one of the fastest growing sectors has come a long way in both sales revenue and legislative development over the past 20 years. Despite
China’s Ecommerce Sites Selling Counterfeit Cosmetics
Mar 21, 2014
On 19 Mar 2014, just 4 days after World Consumer Rights Day, China’s government run TV media channel CCTV reported that some cosmetics products sold on both DangDang and Amazon China are under suspicion of being fakes.
Australia Proposes Bill to End Cosmetics Animal Testing
Mar 20, 2014
The momentum generated by many of the world’s largest cosmetics markets adopting animal free testing strategies is gathering, with countries such as China which were previously staunch adherents to animal testing relaxing their stance. Many of the fence sitting countries have been peer pressured into similar actions and are adopting more ethically sound testing SOP’s.
China Compiling a More Comprehensive Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients (IECIC 2014)
Mar 12, 2014
CFDA announced on 11 Mar 2014 a national IECIC supplementation scheme, a move to urge domestic cosmetic manufacturers to clean up the ingredients used in their non-SUC products and submit information of ingredients that are excluded from the IECIC 2014_draft to CFDA.
Online Counterfeit Cosmetics Pose Regulators a Massive Challenge
Mar 10, 2014
March 7th 2014, the China Authentic Cosmetics Alliance released the first-ever Cosmetics Security Index Report. This report was co-announced by more than 100 domestic and foreign cosmetics
Organic Cosmetics not Recognized under Chinese Regulatory Framework
Mar 10, 2014
Hanhoo, a Guangzhou based cosmetics brand has been accused of false advertising by one of its consumers last year. The premise for the accusation is based on the fact that packaging used by Hanhoo’s cosmetic products bear words like “Hanhoo organic”
Japan Further Strengthens the Supervision of Cosmetics Adverse Reactions
Mar 06, 2014
On February 26 2014, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced in the MHLW Ordinance NO.13 an amendment to the Implementation Rule of Pharmaceutical Affairs Law and the GVP Ministerial Ordinance on Drugs, Quasi-drugs, Cosmetics and Medical Devices (GVP) regarding the reporting system of drugs, quasi-drugs and cosmetics.
COVID-19 Impacting Implementation of Cosmetic Regulatory Reforms
BPJPH Not Ready, Indonesian Halal Certification Examination Returns to LPPOM MUI
2019 Annual Summary of Imported Non-special Use Cosmetics Filing in China
Indonesia’s Law on E-Commerce: Clear Guidelines and Compliance by November 2021
China Focus: 2019 Top 10 Cosmetic Regulatory Updates
2019 Top 10 Cosmetic Regulatory News in Asia Pacific Region
2019 has been quite a year for the cosmetic industry of Asia Pacific region. To recap the most important news of the year, we've put together a list of the Top 10 Cosmetic Regulatory News in Asia Pacific Region.
Featured: COVID-19 Significantly Impacting Cosmetic Industry Chain
The spread of the novel coronavirus has affected every link in the cosmetic industry chain, including manufacturing, logistics, distribution, and retail channels.
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