According to the Technical Guidelines for Safety Assessment of Cosmetics 2021, cosmetics registrant and filer should conduct safety assessment by themselves or by entrusting professional institutions. Since 2022, the product safety assessment report must be submitted for the cosmetics registration and filing. Before May 1, 2024, a simplified version of product safety assessment report is required.
Qualification of Safety Assessor
Have professional knowledge of cosmetics quality and safety such as medicine, pharmacy, biology, chemistry, or toxicology. Understand the production process and the requirements of quality and safety control for cosmetics or cosmetic ingredients with more than 5 years of relevant professional experience;
Can review and analyze relevant literature information of chemistry and toxicology. Can also analyze, evaluate and interpret relevant data;
Analyze the safety of cosmetic products fairly and objectively and carry out safety assessments based on a comprehensive analysis of all available data and exposure conditions. The assessor must be in charge of the scientific, accuracy, authenticity and reliability of the assessment reports;
Be able to learn about safety assessment by receiving regular and appropriate professional training so as to understand and master new safety assessment theories, techniques and methods and use them in practice.
Safety assessment data shall be kept no less than 10 years after the end of shelf life of the last batch of marketed products. A qualified product safety assessment report is one of mandatory conditions to waive animal testing for ordinary cosmetics.
CIRS China has an experienced team with certified toxicologists to provide the professional services of safety assessment for both cosmetics and new cosmetic ingredients.
Safety assessment of cosmetics
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