On May 10, 2023, we celebrated the grand opening of CIRS Kexin Biotech.* It has taken more than one year of industrial surveys but we were proud to finally open the new company on May 10, 2023.
On May 9, 2023, Hangzhou C&K Testing Technic Co., Ltd. (C&K Testing), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CIRS Group celebrated its tenth anniversary.
On April 18, 2023, the European Union Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) request for a scientific opinion on triphenyl phosphate (CAS No.115-86-6, EC No. 204-112-2). The public consultation period is 9 months.
Perfluorinated and polyfluoroalkyl substances (perfluorinated compounds, PFCs) are straight or branched chain hydrocarbons with all hydrogen atoms replaced by fluorine, and are a large group of synthetic chemicals consisting of thousands of individual substances. Among them, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are the two representative substances of carboxylic acid and sulfonic acid among PFCs.
We’ve translated a selection of some of the latest FAQs on cosmetics registration and filing in China with a focus on cosmetic ingredient quality and safety information submission (NMPA code) to help you understand the current requirements.
In November 2020, the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) issued the draft of Toothpaste Supervision and Administration Measures to collect public opinions. After two years of preparation, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) finally published the Measures for Toothpaste Supervision and Administration (hereinafter referred to as the “Measures”) on March 16, 2023. The Measures will be implemented from December 1, 2023. There are 25 articles in the Measures. CIRS Group will interpret the Measures from the following aspects: Definition; Official responsibilities and direction of industry; and Requirements for toothpaste filing, raw materials, efficacy claims, and labeling;
China's NMPA has announced it will extend the transitional period for cosmetic ingredient quality and safety information code until January 1, 2024, according to a notice published on March 27, 2023.
On March 23, 2023, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation officially published the Measures for Toothpaste Supervision and Administration. The Measures define toothpaste as a paste-like product that is applied to the surface of human teeth by friction, with the primary purpose of cleaning.
CIRS is pleased to announce the launch of an upgraded Chinese Cosmetic Ingredient Regulatory Database (China CosIng 2.0) to better help global cosmetic companies and ingredient suppliers comply with cosmetic regulatory requirements in China. Available in three languages (English, Japanese and Korean), the new powerful China CosIng 2.0 introduces the following new features.
The Measures for the Environmental Management Registration of New Chemical Substances (MEE Order No.12) has entered into force since January 1, 2021. In accordance with its supporting document, the Guidelines for Environmental Management Registration of New Chemical Substances (hereinafter referred to as the “Guidelines”), polymers containing no more than 2% monomers or reactants of new chemical substances or belong to polymers of low concern can apply for records without quantity limitation if they are excluded in exemption circumstances.