Cosmetics and Daily Care Products
The testing report for the registration or filing of cosmetics must be issued by the cosmetic registration and filing inspection institutions. The testing report shall conform to the requirement of the Technical Standards for Cosmetics, the Working Rules for Cosmetic Registration and Filing as well as other regulations.
On November 3, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) of the European Union issued final opinion on Fullerenes, Hydroxylated Fullerenes and hydrated forms of Hydroxylated Fullerenes (nano). The preliminary opinion was released on April 24, 2023. 1. In view of the above, and taking into account the scientific data provided, does the SCCS consider Fullerenes, Hydroxylated Fullerenes and hydrated forms of Hydroxylated Fullerenes safe when used in cosmetic products according to the maximum concentrations and specifications as reported via CPNP, taking into account reasonably foreseeable exposure conditions? 2. Based on the currently available scientific literature and SCCS’ expert judgement, the SCCS is requested to assess any further scientific concerns with regard to the use of Fullerenes, Hydroxylated Fullerenes and hydrated forms of Hydroxylated Fullerenes in cosmetic products and whether a potential risk to human health can be identified according to Article 16(6) Reg.1223/2009.
To regulate the administration of toothpaste products and safeguard the health of consumers, China's National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) published a notice on fully implementing the requirements of toothpaste administration regulation and simplifying the documents requirements for toothpaste that has already been placed on the market.
We have collected the latest FAQs on ordinary cosmetics filing from the Guangzhou Administration for Market Regulation and translated them into English for your reference.
We have collected the latest FAQs on ordinary cosmetics filing from the Beijing Cosmetics Review and Inspection Center and translated them into English for your reference.
On July 20, 2023, the United Kingdom issued the Cosmetic Products (Restriction of Chemical Substances) Regulations 2023 (No. 836 of 2023), to revise the requirements for the use of Methyl-N-methylanthranilate (CAS No. 85-91-6), HAA, and HAA (nano) (CAS No. 919803-06-8). This regulation applies to England, Wales, and Scotland.
Hangzhou CIRS C&K Testing Technology Co., Ltd. officially inaugurated its new toxicology laboratory in August. Located in the Tianhe High-tech Industrial Park in the Binjiang District of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, this lab is to provide toxicological tests and research services to industries such as cosmetics, medical devices, health products, specialty foods, and pharmaceuticals.
On June 9, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) of the European Union issued final opinion on salicylic acid (SCCS/1646/22). The preliminary opinion on the safety of salicylic acid in cosmetics was released on December 15, 2022.
On June 8, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) issued preliminary opinions on Methylparaben (CAS No. 99-76-3, EC No. 202-785-7) and Butylparaben (CAS No. 94-26-8, EC No. 202-318-7). The deadline for public consultation is August 21, 2023.
On June 13, 2023, the European Union Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) pulished the preliminary opinion on the fragrance ingredient "Benzyl salicylate" (CAS No. 118-58-1, EC No. 204-262-9) (SCCS/1656/23). The deadline for comments was set for 4 August 2023.