• 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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: 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…
  • 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.…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Deep Analysis of the new Children's Cosmetics Regulation in ChinaDeep Analysis of the new Children’s Cosmetics Regulation in China by Roger Ying October 13, 2021 Outline: The three key date for the implementation of the new regulationsThe definition of children's cosmeticsAllowed efficacy claims of children's cosmeticsLabeling requirements for children's cosmeticsThe product implementation standards of children's cosmetics productsChildren's cosmetics safety requirementsFormula Design PrinciplesChildren's toothpaste Management On October 8, the National Medical…
  • 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 NMPA Issued Children's Cosmetics RegulationChina NMPA Issued Children’s Cosmetics Regulation by CB News October 11, 2021 Announcement of the "Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Children’s Cosmetics" (2021 No. 123) In order to regulate the production and operation of children’s cosmetics, strengthen the supervision and management and ensure the safety of children’s cosmetics, the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) formulated…
  • China NMPA Issues "Evaluation Standards for Cosmetics Efficacy Claims"China NMPA Issues “Evaluation Standards for Cosmetics Efficacy Claims” by Roger Ying April 9, 2021 In order to implement the “Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR)”, The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) issued The  "Cosmetics Efficacy Claim Evaluation Standards"  which will come into force on May 1, 2021.  The implementation-related issues are hereby announced as follows: 1. Starting from January…
  • Vietnam Cosmetics Regulation GuideVietnam Cosmetics Regulation Guide by Maggie Zhu April 20, 2020 Vietnam Cosmetic Regulation completely follows the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive as a member country of ASEAN. The cosmetic products are regulated by the Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) under the Vietnam Ministry of Health (MOH).  To sell your products to the Vietnam market, you first need…
  • 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…
  • ASEAN Cosmetic DirectiveASEAN Cosmetic Directive by Roger Ying April 20, 2020 ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD) is a regulation that ASEAN members are agreed to harmonize the regulatory requirements for all cosmetics products in ASEAN area in order to keep the safety and quality of the products and to eliminate the trade barriers between countries. What is…