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  • SFDA to Set Dioxane Limit in Cosmetics to 30 ppm

      Official Release   31 Dec 2011   

    China SFDA consults on the limit value of dioxane residues in cosmetics.  
  • SFDA Drafts Category of Hygiene License for Cosmetic Manufacturers

      Official Release   30 Dec 2011   

    China SFDA consults on categorization of hygienic license for cosmetics manufacturers.  China SFDA publishes today eight draft categories of Hygienic License for cosmetics manufacturers in China. Interested social entities are welcomed to submit comments to the State...
  • 18 Cosmetics Tested Non-Conforming by SFDA

      Others   27 Dec 2011   

    A yearly cosmetics investigation conducted by China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) declared that 18 brands of whitening & freckle cosmetic products do not conform to the state restriction standards on mercury, phenol and hydroquinone.
  • SFDA Issues IECIC First Batch for Public Consultation

      Official Release   8 Dec 2011   

    China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has issued the first batch draft of the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredient in China (IECIC) on 6 November, 2011 for public consultation. The 2011 first batch list contains altogether 1710 existing...
  • Institutes Approved for Inspection of Cosmetics Licensing

      Others   5 Dec 2011   

    Six New Institutes Approved for Inspection of China Cosmetic Administrative Licensing Beijing, SFDA - Six new institutes of drug inspection at provincial level are lately approved by China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to undertake all the inspection items...
  • Cosmetics Firms Warned for Submitting False Application

      Others   2 Dec 2011   

    Five cosmetics companies have been rejected the issuance of Chinese Cosmetic Administrative License for submitting false application materials. The State Food and Drug Administration issued this notice on its website on 30 November 2011, giving a...
  • Format of China Cosmetics Hygiene License

      Official Release   21 Nov 2011   

    SFDA Consults on Format and Specifications of Cosmetics Hygiene License In order to implement the Regulations concerning the Hygiene Supervision over Cosmetics, China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) published on 14 November the draft proposal...
  • SFDA Testing Methods on Prohibited Chemicals in Cosmetics

      Official Release   10 Nov 2011   

    SFDA Consults: Proposals for Testing Methods of 7 Prohibited chemicals in Cosmetics and 39 Restricted hair dyes On 4 November 2011, China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) issued two draft proposals for the testing methods on 7 prohibited chemicals used in...
  • Inspection Rules on China Cosmetics Import/Export

      Others   9 Nov 2011   

    General Administration of Inspection, Quarantine and Supervision (AQSIQ) officially released the Measures for the Adminitration of Imported and exported cosmetics Inspection and Quarantine Supervision (AQSIQ Order No. 143-2011), which will be put into force from the...
  • EU Calling on China Cosmetic Regulatory Reform

      Others   17 Oct 2011   

    China’s cosmetics regulatory regime is receiving intensive recommendations from a position paper issued by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (European Chamber), a cross-national trade chamber established by European companies active in...