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January 20, 2022Regulatory Research Group

On 22 December 2021 the Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV), under the Ministry of Health, published Letter No. 14993/QLD-MP on the Updates of the Substances in Cosmetic Products on its website. The letter announced Vietnam's adoption of the latest changes to the annexes of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations...

October 6, 2020Regulatory Research Group

On 30 September 2020 California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Bill AB-2762 banning the use of 24 different chemicals in cosmetics in California by 2025. Verisk 3E Review The bill passed the California Senate on 28 August 2020 and the California Assembly on 30 August 2020. The legislation officially bans the...

August 4, 2020Chanyanis Utiskul

Thailand's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) released the guideline on compliance with cosmetic labeling regulations. The regulation, Notifications of the Cosmetics Committee Re: Cosmetic Products Labeling B.E. 2562 (2018), dated 14 June 2019 , was issued last year, allowing existing products with non-compliant...

July 7, 2020Xiaolu Wang

The State Council of China published the Regulation on the Supervision and Management of Cosmetic Products ( 化 妆品监督管理条例 ) (2020 regulation) on 29 June 2020. The 2020 regulation repeals and replaces the Supervisory Regulations on the Hygiene of Cosmetic Products ( 化 妆品卫生监督条例 ) of 1989, as last amended...

March 18, 2020Chanyanis Utiskul

On 18 February 2020 the Thailand Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) published in the Gazette, the Notification of Ministry of Health Re: Prescribed Name, Quantity and Conditions of Substances That May Be Used as Ingredients in Cosmetic Products (No.3), B.E. 2562 (2019) , dated 27 December 2019, revising the list...

December 3, 2019Xiaolu Wang

The National Medical Products Administration of China (NMPA) published the Invite for Response to the Interim Management Regulation on Foreign Cosmetic Facility Inspection (公开征求《化妆品境外检查暂行管理规定(征求意见稿)》意见) (the proposal) on 11 November 2019. Once adopted, the proposal would authorize Chinese authorities to conduct facility inspections of cosmetic manufacturers, including research and development facilities...

June 18, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare finalized four regulations related to the licensing and approval requirements for specific purpose cosmetics on 28 May 2019. Verisk 3E Review On 28 May 2019 the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan (MoHW) issued four regulations concerning specific purpose cosmetic products that are...

November 11, 2013Sookie Hong

The Regulation Concerning Hygiene Supervision over Cosmetics has significant impact on the cosmetics industry in China and has provided the foundation for regulating both cosmetics manufacturing in China and cosmetics importing into China.