• 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • China issued a draft of "Technical Guiding Principles for Freckles and Whitening Special Cosmetics"China issued a draft of “Technical Guiding Principles for Freckles and Whitening Special Cosmetics” by CB News August 2, 2022 In order to standardize and guide the registration application and technical review of special freckle and whitening cosmetics, and to ensure the quality and safety of cosmetics, according to the "Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations". The Cosmetics Department of National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) organized…
  • Vietnam Added "Deoxyarbutin" to the Prohibited Use of Cosmetics Ingredients List and MoreVietnam Added “Deoxyarbutin” to the Prohibited Use of Cosmetics Ingredients List and More by Maggie Cheung August 4, 2022 In order to implement the ASEAN Cosmetics Agreement and the provisions of Circular No 2. Specific information about the updated content in the Annexes of the ASEAN Cosmetics Agreement, Vietnam FDA updated the Ingredients lists as follows and it will take effect on 11.05.2023.  -…
  • NMPA issued Testing Methods of 5 Prohibited Ingredients including Mupirocin in CosmeticsNMPA issued Testing Methods of 5 Prohibited Ingredients including Mupirocin in Cosmetics by CB News August 3, 2022 Announcement of National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) issuing "Testing Methods of 5 Components including Mupirocin in Cosmetics"(No. 58 of 2022) According to the "Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Cosmetics", the "Determination of 5 Components including Mupirocin in Cosmetics" has been approved by the…
  • 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…
  • China NIFDC released the "Administrative Measures for Cosmetics Technology Review & Consulting ExpertsChina NIFDC released the “Administrative Measures for Cosmetics Technology Review & Consulting Experts by Roger Ying August 3, 2022 In order to strengthen and standardize the management of cosmetic technical review and consulting experts, National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) officially released the "Administrative Measures for Cosmetics Technology Review Consulting Experts” today, please follow and implement.  Attachment: "Administrative Measures for Cosmetics Technology…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…