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China’s Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (STSC) and Its Updates
The current cosmetic technical standard STSC 2015 specifies the cosmetics' general safety standards, prohibited/restricted/permitted ingredients and testing methods. It is revised aperiodically in response to changing trade practices in the industry. China is planning to issue a new version of STSC.
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.
2021 Year in Review: Cosmetic Regulatory News in Global Regions
2021 was a year of significant events and progress in the cosmetic industry. To recap the most important news of the year, we've put together several lists of the top cosmetic regulatory news in global regions.
One-stop Compliance Guidance on Exporting Cosmetics to China
To help remove the market access barriers for overseas cosmetic companies, ChemLinked compiled the compliance knowledge about exporting cosmetics to China, covering cosmetic registration and notification, cross-border e-commerce, custom clearance, business registration, IP protection, etc.
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.
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.
Breaking! US Passes the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) to Overhaul Cosmetics Regulatory Framework
Monthly Recap: Global Cosmetic Regulatory Updates | December 2022
[Updated] China Further Refines the Requirements for Enterprises to Perform the Entity Responsibility for Cosmetic Quality and Safety
EU SCCS Consults on Opinion as to Salicylic Acid
Japan Revises the List of Permitted Additives in Quasi-drugs
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