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A Look Back at 2021 with ChemLinked: Cosmetics Regulation Updates

A Look Back at 2021 with ChemLinked: Cosmetics Regulation Updates

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  • Author:ChemLinked
  • Pages:130
    Format:Electronic Edition (Adobe PDF)
  • Publish Date:Jan 14, 2022
    Last Updated On:Jan 14, 2022

2021 was a year of significant events and progress in the cosmetic industry in the Asia-Pacific region. China officially implemented the long-awaited new cosmetic regulation—Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) and its supporting rules, marking the full implementation of its new cosmetic regulatory framework. Japan launched a new version of the overarching technical standards for quasi-drugs—Japanese Standards of Quasi-drug Ingredients (JSQI 2021). South Korea introduced the natural and organic cosmetic raw material certification mechanism. China Taiwan, ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand), India and Australia have also undergone several regulatory updates.

Global cosmetic stakeholders need to stay vigilant about the frequent regulatory changes, so as to effectively address compliance challenges and aim for great success while shouldering their social responsibilities. This report aims to provide an overview of revised and emerging cosmetic regulations in the Asia-Pacific region over the year and educate our clients on key regulatory points.


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Section 1 – China’s Cosmetic Regulatory

1. Chinese Mainland

  • CSAR and its supporting regulations

  • Cosmetic ingredient updates

  • Cosmetic testing methods

  • Cross-border E-commerce

2. Taiwan of China

  • Cosmetic regulatory systems

  • Prohibited Ingredients

  • New Notification System New Labeling Requirements

  • New Standards Related to Ingredients

  • Qualification Requirements for Safety Assessors

Section 2 Pan-Asia Cosmetic Regulation Updates

1. South Korea

  • Natural and Organic Raw Material Certification Mechanism

  • Cosmetic Dossier Online Submission

  • Functional Cosmetics Evaluation

2. Japan

  • JSQI 2021

  • GMP for Quasi-drugs

  • Quasi-drug Ingredient Updates


  • Updates to ACD

  • Regulatory Updates in Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Thailand

4. India

  • Cosmetics Rules 2020

5. Australia

  • Cosmetics Information Standard 2020

  • Use of New Animal Test Data

  • TGA Updates

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