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Australia Cosmetic Regulatory Updates in 2020 Q1
Mar 19, 2020
Australia made several modifications to its cosmetic regulations in the first quarter of 2020, in a bid to prepare for a smooth transition from the existing National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) to the new regulatory scheme—the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS)—that is due to be effective in this July.
Australia Consults on Proposed AICIS Fees and Changes to AICS
Feb 12, 2020
On January 31, 2020, the Australian government opened a consultation on proposed fees and charges for the country’s new chemical regulatory framework, the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS)...
Australia Finalizes General Rules and Transitional Rules for AICIS
Dec 24, 2019
Australia announced that the General Rules and Transitional Rules for AICIS are final, and the final draft of the Categorization Guidelines is now available...
Australia and South Korea Signed an MoU to Cooperate on Risk Assessment of Cosmetic Ingredients
Nov 08, 2019
On 23 September 2019, NICNAS entered into an MoU with the Republic of Korea’s National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation (NIFDS)...
Australia Consults on Principles for Design of Fees and Charges for AICIS
Sep 27, 2019
On September 16, 2019, the Australian government released the draft Principles for Cost Recovery of the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) to solicit public comments...
Key Developments in Australia’s New Industrial Chemical Scheme
Sep 05, 2019
Earlier on January 11, 2019, the Australian government announced that it decided to further delay the implementation of the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS), which is now scheduled to be implemented starting from July 1, 2020...
Australia Passes Remaining 3 Bills for AICIS and Consults on 2019 Draft General Rules
Apr 19, 2019
Following the approval of three bills in February, the remaining bills for the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) passed through the Senate on April 2 and received Royal Assent on April 3. Thus far, all bills relating to the new scheme have become law...
Australian Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017 Passed by Both Houses of Parliament
Mar 04, 2019
On February 14, 2019, the Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017 passed the Australian Senate with amendments. The amendments to the Bill were then approved by the House of Representatives on February 18...
Australia Officially Passes Legislation Banning Animal Testing of Cosmetics
Feb 22, 2019
On 18 February 2019, both houses of Australia’s parliament finally passed the Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017, nineteen months after it was first introduced in June 2017...
Australia Further Delays Implementation of Cosmetic Regulation Reform to 1 July 2020
Jan 14, 2019
On Jan. 11, Australia NICNAS issued a notice that the implementation of the reform of Australia cosmetic and chemicals regulatory framework (AICIS) (including the national ban on the use of ingredient toxicological safety data derived from animal testing to support the introduction of cosmetic ingredients) will be further delayed to 1 July 2020...
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Road to Ban Plastic Microbeads in the Asia Pacific Region
In a time of increasingly strong international concerns over environmental protection, there is a growing awareness that plastic microbeads are the main threats to the environment. Countries around the world are seeking to ban microbeads. Below are major advancements in the Asia-Pacific regions.
Ready to Roll? South Korean Custom Cosmetics Regulation Came into Force on Mar. 14, 2020
South Korean custom cosmetics regulation came into force on Mar. 14, 2020. The regulation details the custom cosmetics' definition, categories, requirements for business operators, contents of custom cosmetics compounding manager test, etc.
Monthly Digest Feature
ChemLinked rounded up the latest market and regulatory news in China’s cosmetic sector. Here is a collection of Monthly Digest.
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.
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