• Japan Cosmetic and Quasi Drugs RegulationJapan Cosmetic and Quasi Drugs Regulation by Roger Ying April 22, 2020 Overview of Japan Cosmetics Regulation In Japan, cosmetic products are regulated by the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency (PMDA) and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). The PMDA is an independent agency that works together with the MHLW to assess the safety and…
  • South Korea Cosmetic Regulation - The Cosmetics ActSouth Korea Cosmetic Regulation – The Cosmetics Act by CB News April 21, 2020 This article aims to provide you a general understanding of how South Korea cosmetics are regulated. Due to the major change of the overarching cosmetic regulation (South Korea Cosmetics Act) in 2019, this article suits the readers who is already in or planning to enter…
  • CBD will be Banned in ChinaCBD will be Banned in China by Roger Ying March 26, 2021 Notice on Revising Prohibited Ingredients of Cosmetics On March 26, 2021, According to the national drug control policy requirements, China Institute for Food and Drug Control proposed to list raw materials such as CANNABIS SATIVA FRUIT, CANNABIS SATIVA LEAF EXTRACT, CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL and(CBD)cannabidiol…
  • The Complete Guide to Tmall Global with Cross-Border E-commerce in ChinaThe Complete Guide to Tmall Global with Cross-Border E-commerce in China by Roger Ying May 12, 2020 What is Tmall Global? Tmall Global is one of the largest B2C Cross-border eCommerce platforms in China. It allows international brands to sell products under the Cross-border Trade policy which can be free from large time and cost consuming to overcome legal regulation barriers. It is…
  • "Anti-Aging" Claim is illegal in China?“Anti-Aging” Claim is illegal in China? by Roger Ying August 25, 2022 Cosmetics Bridge Regulatory Alert, recently a domestic cosmetic company in China was punished and fined by Shanghai Bureau of Market Supervision for advertising “anti-aging” functions of the cosmetic products on eCommerce platforms. According to our insights, the product has been tested for moisturizing, anti-wrinkle, and…
  • Thailand Cosmetic Regulation GuidelinesThailand Cosmetic Regulation Guidelines by Roger Ying April 22, 2020 Thailand Cosmetic Regulation Overview The cosmetic control in Thailand has been implemented by the Cosmetic Act B.E. 2558 (2015) which is regulated by the Thailand FDA under the agreement of the ASEAN Harmonized Regulatory Scheme and the regulation called the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive. According to…
  • Philippines Cosmetic Regulation GuidePhilippines Cosmetic Regulation Guide by Maggie Cheung April 21, 2020 Philippines Cosmetics Regulation As a member of the ASEAN, the Philippines Cosmetics Regulation is under the ASEAN Harmonized regulatory Scheme and is required to implement the cosmetic notification and Product information files preparation under the supervision of the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It…
  • China Taiwan Cosmetics Regulation GuideChina Taiwan Cosmetics Regulation Guide by Roger Ying April 22, 2020 This article aims to provide you a general understanding of how China Taiwan cosmetics are regulated and also lists the resources that you can access to acquire the product's compliance. Due to the major change of the overarching cosmetic regulation, "the Cosmetic Hygiene and Safety…
  • Exporting Cosmetics to Hong Kong - Regulations OverviewExporting Cosmetics to Hong Kong – Regulations Overview by Roger Ying April 22, 2020 Hongkong cosmetic regulation Cosmetics in Hong Kong is governed by ‘Chapter 456 Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance. It is required that a person shall not supply, manufacture or import consumer goods unless the consumer goods comply with the general safety requirement for consumer goods or the…
  • Indonesia Cosmetic Regulation GuidelinesIndonesia Cosmetic Regulation Guidelines by Roger Ying April 23, 2020 Indonesia Cosmetic Regulation Importing cosmetics to Indonesia are controlled by the BPOM (Food and drug controlled board) under the agreement of the ASEAN Harmonized Regulatory Scheme and the regulation ASEAN Cosmetic Directive. It is regulated that cosmetic products, including personal care and toiletries, imported to…
  • "Anti-Aging" Claim is illegal in China?“Anti-Aging” Claim is illegal in China? by Roger Ying August 25, 2022 Cosmetics Bridge Regulatory Alert, recently a domestic cosmetic company in China was punished and fined by Shanghai Bureau of Market Supervision for advertising “anti-aging” functions of the cosmetic products on eCommerce platforms. According to our insights, the product has been tested for moisturizing, anti-wrinkle, and…
  • Be aware of using the Cosmetics Raw Material that can be Chemical weaponizedBe aware of using the Cosmetics Raw Material that can be Chemical weaponized by Maggie Cheung September 28, 2022 Recently, the ingredient triethanolamine has attracted the attention of many cross-border cosmetics merchants and importers in China. According to the regulations of the China General Administration of Customs, cosmetics containing “triethanolamine” must obtain an import or export license for dual-use items and technologies before they…
  • China New Cosmetics Adverse Reaction Monitoring System OnlineChina New Cosmetics Adverse Reaction Monitoring System Online by Roger Ying September 26, 2022 In order to implement the "Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations", "Cosmetics Production and Operation Supervision and Administration Measures", and "Cosmetics Adverse Reaction Monitoring and Management Measures", to strengthen the monitoring of cosmetic adverse reactions, and improve cosmetics, the National Medical Products Administration (National Medical Products…
  • [CHINA]"Guidelines for the Verification of Sensory Analysis: Sensory and Consumer Product Claims" for Public Comments[CHINA]”Guidelines for the Verification of Sensory Analysis: Sensory and Consumer Product Claims” for Public Comments by Roger Ying September 27, 2022 According to the National Standardization Management Committee's National Standard Revision Plan (Plan No.: 20220698-T-469), the national standard of "Guidelines for the Verification of Sensory Analysis: Sensory and Consumer Product Claims" was drafted by the China National Institute of Standardization. All sectors of society are open…
  • China issued a Catalog of Imported and Exported Wild Fauna and Flora CommoditiesChina issued a Catalog of Imported and Exported Wild Fauna and Flora Commodities by Roger Ying September 29, 2022 Notice of Endangered Species Import and Export Administration Office in General Administration of Customs China According to the regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Wild Plants, the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of the Import…
  • The Largest Cosmetics Manufacturing Province in China: GuangdongThe Largest Cosmetics Manufacturing Province in China: Guangdong by Maggie Cheung September 28, 2022 Guangdong is the largest cosmetics province in China, and the total output value of Guangdong's cosmetics industry ranks first in the country.  Till September of this year, Guangdong has 3,008 licensed cosmetics manufacturers, accounting for about 56.5% of the country's total; The number of domestic…
  • China Talk 001: 70,000 Cosmetics Factories are “disappeared” in China by Roger Ying September 28, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVwoHZajDfE
  • South Korea Cosmetic Regulation - The Cosmetics ActSouth Korea Cosmetic Regulation – The Cosmetics Act by CB News April 21, 2020 This article aims to provide you a general understanding of how South Korea cosmetics are regulated. Due to the major change of the overarching cosmetic regulation (South Korea Cosmetics Act) in 2019, this article suits the readers who is already in or planning to enter…
  • Japan Cosmetic and Quasi Drugs RegulationJapan Cosmetic and Quasi Drugs Regulation by Roger Ying April 22, 2020 Overview of Japan Cosmetics Regulation In Japan, cosmetic products are regulated by the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency (PMDA) and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). The PMDA is an independent agency that works together with the MHLW to assess the safety and…
  • Thailand Cosmetic Regulation GuidelinesThailand Cosmetic Regulation Guidelines by Roger Ying April 22, 2020 Thailand Cosmetic Regulation Overview The cosmetic control in Thailand has been implemented by the Cosmetic Act B.E. 2558 (2015) which is regulated by the Thailand FDA under the agreement of the ASEAN Harmonized Regulatory Scheme and the regulation called the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive. According to…