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Cannabis Cosmetics Regulatory Updates in the Asia Pacific Region
Cannabis cosmetics are undoubtedly one of the hottest products across the globe in recent years, but with few regulations. To assist cosmetics companies to avoid compliance risks and seize market opportunity, ChemLinked has compiled the regulations related to cannabis cosmetics in the Asia-Pacific.
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.
India Overhauls Cosmetic Regulations
On Dec. 15, 2020, India MOHFW released the Cosmetics Rules 2020, providing a separate and updated cosmetic regulation for the management of cosmetic manufacture, import, registration, and sale in India. A series of supporting standards and guidance were also introduced and implemented.
From NICNAS to AICIS: Australia’s Chemical Regulatory Reform Commenced on July 1, 2020
The Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme superseded the previous National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme on 1 July 2020 as an overarching regulatory framework for introduction of industrial chemicals into the country. Animal testing ban also took effect.
New Packaging Materials Requirements in South Korea
On December 25, 2019, the Ministry of Environment enacted the Act on the Promotion of Saving and Recycling of Resources which banned the use of PVC materials and colored PET bottles as well as requiring enterprises to evaluate the packaging material grade.
2020 Year in Review: Cosmetic Regulatory News in the Asia Pacific Region
2020 has been quite a year for the cosmetic industry of the Asia Pacific region. To recap the most important news of the year, we've put together several lists of the top cosmetic regulatory news in the Asia Pacific region.
Category Transformation: Solid soap, Black Hair Powder, and Hair Removal Wax in South Korea
The grace period for the category transformation of the solid soap, black hair powder, hair removal wax will end on December 31, 2020, after which these three products would be officially managed as cosmetics.
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.
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.
Monthly Digest Feature
ChemLinked rounded up the latest market and regulatory news in China’s cosmetic sector. Here is a collection of Monthly Digest.
CSAR Subsidiary Regulations: China Finalizes Requirements for Cosmetic Labeling
Decoding the Natural and Organic Cosmetic Regulations in China, South Korea, and Japan
[Updated] South Korea Releases New Packaging Material Requirements
China Implements Amended Cosmetic Prohibited Ingredient Inventories: 24 Newly Prohibited Ingredients Including Cannabidiol (CBD)
Taiwan Releases a New List of Prohibited Ingredients in Cosmetics
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