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How to Import Personal Care Products to China

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Personal Care Products cover an extensive range of products such as cosmetics, toothpastes, soaps and hygiene products.

Enterprises may determine the category of one product based on the definition, claiming, the functional ingredients and the HS code of the product. To successfully export personal care products into China, overseas enterprises must fulfill different Chinese regulations for different personal care products.

During the 3rd Summit on Cosmetic Regulations in Asia Pacific held on 28 and 29 June 2017, CIRS gave a detailed presentation on How to Import Personal Care Products to China. The presentation mainly focuses on the scope of personal care products in China, the general process of exporting personal care products to China as well as the requirements of regulatory compliance in China.

This would be helpful to exporters who want to place cosmetics, soaps, toothpastes and hygiene products on China market. Some slides of presentation are shown below. If you would like to know more about how to import personal care products to China or if you would like to get the presentation, please feel free to contact us at

CIRS held 3rd Summit on Cosmetics Regulations in Asia Pacific with China Association for Consumer Products Quality and Safety Promotion (CPQS) on 28 and 29 June. This year’s summit meeting focused mainly on the supervisions for online and offline cosmetics and requirements on safety management of cosmetic new ingredients in EU and the US. CIRS made Q&A summary for some good questions concerning the hot topics such as record keeping system in Pudong New Area, alternative methods used in cosmetics, management of cosmetics by cross border e-commerce, etc. You may find the details here.


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