• 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…
  • 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…
  • 8980 Ingredients in the New Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (IECIC)8980 Ingredients in the New Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (IECIC) by CB News January 27, 2021 On January 26, the China National Institute for Food and Drug Control issued the "Notice on Soliciting Opinions on the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China" (hereinafter referred to IECIC). The new version of IECIC deletes 57 kinds of existing ingredients and add 140…
  • BREAKING: NMPA Published Inventory of Existing Cosmetics Ingredients in China (IECIC 2021)BREAKING: NMPA Published Inventory of Existing Cosmetics Ingredients in China (IECIC 2021) by Roger Ying April 30, 2021 The Announcement of NMPA "Inventory of Existing Cosmetics Ingredients in China (IECIC 2021)"  Special announcement: To further standardize the management of cosmetic raw materials. According to the relevant provisions of the  Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR), the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) organizes The…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • BREAKING: It's Official, CBD is Banned In ChinaBREAKING: It’s Official, CBD is Banned In China by Roger Ying May 29, 2021 Following the release of the "Inventory of Existing Cosmetics Ingredients (IECIC 2021)" by the NMPA on April 30, Today (May 28), two copies of the "List of Prohibited Use Cosmetic Ingredients" and "List of Prohibited Plant (Animal) Raw Materials for Cosmetics" were also officially released.…
  • 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…
  • China NMPA issued "Technical Guidelines for Cosmetic Safety Assessment(2021 Edition)"China NMPA issued “Technical Guidelines for Cosmetic Safety Assessment(2021 Edition)” by Roger Ying April 9, 2021 In order to implement the "Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR)", and to standardize and guide the safety assessment of cosmetics, The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) issued The "Technical Guidelines for Cosmetic Safety Assessment (2021 Edition)" on April 09, 2021, which will come into…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Philippines Cosmetic Regulation GuidePhilippines Cosmetic Regulation Guide by Maggie Zhu 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • A New Era For Oversea Cosmetics In China? Cruelty-Free Brands Now Entering: The Body Shop. Aesop. & More.A New Era For Oversea Cosmetics In China? Cruelty-Free Brands Now Entering: The Body Shop. Aesop. & More. by Roger Ying March 17, 2021 While the Gate Is Open ! Support News: China Animal Testing Free in Conditions since May 1st, 2021 "From May 1st, imported general cosmetics will be exempted from animal testing."  As soon as the "Regulations on the Administration of Registration and Filing of New Cosmetics"…
  • 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…
  • Malaysia NPRA introduce Q & A of Hand Sanitizer on the regulation sideMalaysia NPRA introduce Q & A of Hand Sanitizer on the regulation side by Roger Ying May 8, 2020 After the outbreak of the COVID-19, the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Division (NPRA), Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) regularly receives inquiries regarding hand sanitizer/hand rub. The following is a list of frequently asked questions and explanations of hand sanitizer.   Q1: What is the category of hand sanitizer…