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CFDA Consults on Testing Methods for Prohibited or Restricted Subs in Cosmetics
Mar 28, 2013
On 15 Mar 2013, China’s CFDA started to invite public comments on the testing methods for some prohibited and restricted substances in cosmetics, including 15 nitroimidazoles and 27 UV filters.
Symrise Got Its Skin-Whitening Ingredient Registered With SFDA
Mar 20, 2013
It has taken 3.5 years for Symrise to successfully get Phenylethyl Resorcinol, a new cosmetic ingredient for skin-brightening, approved by China’s SFDA last December. (see Chemlinked news on 14 Dec 2012)
SFDA Finalized the First Batch of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China
Mar 12, 2013
Cosmetic ingredients that have been included in the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (IECIC) are exempted from registration with China’s SFDA. Last year, three draft batches totaling 3667 ingredients were released by the SFDA for public comment:
Philippines FDA Updates the Guidelines for Licensing Cosmetic Establishments
Feb 07, 2013
Recently, the Philippines FDA has released two circulars regarding the cosmetic products notification and the licensing of the cosmetic establishments.
SFDA Calls for Public Advice for the Cosmetic Standards Research Plan of 2013
Jan 24, 2013
On 21 Jan 2013, the Dept. of Health Food and Cosmetics Supervision under the SFDA started to collect advice on its plan to research and formulate cosmetics standards in urgent need, mainly from cosmetic supervisory departments at all government level, cosmetic industry associations and enterprises.
China’s New Cosmetics Label Rules to Take Effect since 1 July 2013
Jan 17, 2013
Regulations for cosmetics label instructions together with its guidance were notified by the China SFDA to the WTO’s Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade, which are open for a 60-day public comment period since 21 December 2012.
SFDA Plans to Establish a Risk Monitoring and Early Warning Platform for Cosmetics and Health Food
Jan 14, 2013
Following the consultation on establishing an infomation system to monitor cosmetic manufacturers (see Chemlinked news on 10 Jan 2013), the SFDA is inviting public comments on the scheme to set up a platform for risk monitoring and early warning to effectively prevent the quality and safety incidents relating to health food and cosmetics. This consultation runs until 22 Jan 2013.
China to Improve the Quality of Cosmetics Used by Beauty and Hair Salons
Jan 14, 2013
In order to enhance the quality and safety of cosmetics used by beauty & hair salons nationwide, China SFDA on 8 Jan 2013 started to consult on a draft guidance for food and drug departments to carry out daily supervision on the beauty shops, which will mainly focus on the following aspects.
SFDA Plans to Set up A Comprehensive Info System to Monitor Cosmetic Manufacturers
Jan 10, 2013
As we embark on the 2013, the Dept. of Health Food and Cosmetics Supervision under the SFDA is seeking public comments on the need to establish a comprehensive supervisory information system to effectively monitor cosmetic manufacturers.
Strict-ever Limits for Pb/As in Cosmetics in China
Dec 24, 2012
The updated Hygienic Standard for Cosmetics 2007, renamed as Technical Standard for Safety of Cosmetics, has reduced the maximum allowable quantity of Pb and As from 40mg/kg and 10mg/kg to 10mg/kg and 4mg/kg, respectively, which means the government will set higher requirements on the content of impurities in cosmetic products as well as the selection of raw materials and the production process.
COVID-19 Impacting Implementation of Cosmetic Regulatory Reforms
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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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