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There has been a lot of change in the Chinese cosmetics industry since the new overarching regulation – Cosmetics Supervision Administration Regulation (CSAR) – came into force on January 1, 2021. To help you keep up-to-date and compliant we have prepared this infographic of the upcoming compliance deadlines.
On August 17, 2022, the Taiwan FDA issued Circular No. 1111608018, revising the safety guidelines for children’s cosmetics. The supervision of children’s cosmetics in Taiwan is also very rigorous and many cosmetic ingredients are not allowed to be used in children’s cosmetics.
On April 11, National Institutes for Food and Drug Control issued a notice soliciting public opinions on the draft Technical Guidelines for Children's Cosmetics. Children's cosmetics have always been the focus of cosmetics safety supervision. To know more information about supervision of children’s cosmetics, please referred to the article Comprehensive Analysis of Compliance of Children’s Cosmetics in China prepared by Personal and Home Care Products Divisions of CIRS Group.
Provisions on the Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations of Children (hereinafter referred to as Provisions) were officially launched on October 8, 2021. Except for the labeling requirements, other regulations on children’s cosmetics came into force on January 1, 2022. Children’s toothpaste shall be also administered according to Provisions. State Administration for Market Regulation issued Measures for the Supervision and Administration of Cosmetics Production and Operation on August 6, 2021, pointing out the key points of supervision of children’s cosmetics. National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) created a children’s cosmetics label called “Little Gold Shield” on December 1, 2021.
On June 18, 2021, the National Medical Products Administration issued the Provisions on Supervision and Administration of Children's Cosmetics (Draft, short for PROVISIONS) for public comments. On October 8, the "PROVISIONS" are officially released, and the regulations on children's cosmetics other than labeling requirements will come into effect from January 1, 2022. Definition of children's cosmetics Cosmetics with the function of cleaning, moisturizing, refreshing and sun