• 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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.…
  • China Animal Testing Free in Conditions since May 1st, 2021China Animal Testing Free in Conditions since May 1st, 2021 by Roger Ying March 5, 2021 On Mar 4, 2021, China NMPA finally released the formal version of “Management Standards of Cosmetics Registration and Filing Documents”. It specifically listed that imported general cosmetics will be exempt from animal testing from May 1st, 2021 under certain conditions. “ Article 33: (2) If 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…
  • 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…
  • Cannabidiol (CBD) Cosmetics in China: Regulation and Market AnalysisCannabidiol (CBD) Cosmetics in China: Regulation and Market Analysis by CB Lab March 25, 2020 A little story shows the attitude of China government regarding the Cannabidiol (CBD) Cosmetics in the current circumstances. On October 17, Canada launched the second wave of full legalization of Cannabis (Cannabis Act), and cannabis products such as edible products, beverages, spices, concentrates and atomized…
  • 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…
  • Children’s Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CCSAR) Draft is Just ReleasedChildren’s Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CCSAR) Draft is Just Released by Roger Ying June 18, 2021 On June 18, the National Medical Products Administration issued a public solicitation of opinions on the Draft of Children Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CCSAR). The CCSAR proposes that children's cosmetics should be marked with the children's cosmetics logo stipulated by the NMPA in a…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • NMPA Announcement on Updating the list of Prohibited Use Cosmetics ingredientsNMPA Announcement on Updating the list of Prohibited Use Cosmetics ingredients by Roger Ying May 29, 2021 On May 26, 2021. In order to further strengthen the management of cosmetic raw materials and ensure the quality and safety of cosmetics, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the "Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations", the NMPA has organized a review of the "Cosmetic…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…