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The UK's Department for Business and Trade (DBT) will join hands with a number of British companies to attend the China Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients Exhibition (PHCi) held from March 20-22, 2024. During this time, DBT will also partner with CIRS Group to co-host the 2024 UK China Forum for Collaboration on Innovative Ingredients for a Sustainable Future on March 20, and invite a number of leading UK companies to share innovative technologies and products, explore ways to achieve sustainable development in the field of personal care chemicals.
CIRS is delighted to announce our first upcoming cosmetic regulatory webinar series in 2024, focusing on the dynamic landscape of the EU and UK cosmetics markets. Our webinar series is designed to delve into the intricate regulatory frameworks of cosmetics in the EU and UK. Led by esteemed experts, Julie Harrington, Senior Regulatory Consultant at CIRS Europe, and Yasmine Boulanouar, Toxicologist & EU & UK approved Safety Assessor, each session offers unique insights and perspectives.
On February 20, 2024, according to the announcement No. 2024-006 by the Korea Cosmetic Industry Institute (KCII), CIRS Group Korea, a subsidiary of CIRS Group, was designated as the executing agency for the KCII. CIRS Group Korea has been appointed as the designated service organization for the fifth consecutive year for the "Global Cosmetic Licensing Support Project," providing assistance to Korean cosmetic enterprises.
In February 2024, CIRS Group once again assisted the enterprise in successfully obtaining two new cosmetic ingredient registration numbers, “20240014” and “20240016”. This is the second and third new cosmetic ingredient registration number that CIRS Group helped the enterprise obtain in 2024.
On January 12, 2024, China released the Inventory of Existing Toothpaste Ingredients in China (Industry Association Version). The list, which comprises 1026 ingredients, was compiled by the China Oral Care Industry Association based on the toothpaste ingredients recorded by the Association and with reference to the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (2021 Edition).
On January 25, 2024, China‘s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Commerce, and the General Administration of Customs jointly issued a notice on simplifying the import and export control over mixtures containing low concentrations of triethanolamine, which will take effect on February 1, 2024. According to the notice, products with low concentrations of triethanolamine, including non-medical disinfectants, synthetic detergents, cosmetics, and inks, are no longer subject to the import & export control for triethanolamine (HS code: 2922150000), and triethanolamine mixtures (HS code: 3824999950) listed in the Catalogue of license for dual-use items and technologies.
1. Changes and supplements to the information for the simplified filing of marketed toothpaste products Recently, the toothpaste filing system has been upgraded. Information change for toothpaste products subject to simplified filing is still available in the system. Related enterprises are allowed to supplement and modify the original filing materials separately in the updated system, but cannot directly replace the original filing materials.
On February 10, 2023, the first part of the Canadian Gazette announced the revision to the Canadian Cosmetic Regulations to strengthen the regulation of cosmetics in Canada.
On December 22, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) of the European Union issued final opinion on Silver Zinc Zeolite. The preliminary opinion on the safety of Silver Zinc Zeolite in cosmetics (SCCS/1650/23) was released on April 4, 2023.
On December 15, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) of the European Union issued the preliminary opinion(SCCS/1660/23) on Benzophenone-4. The deadline for comments is set for 16 February 2024.