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Cosmetic Ingredient
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 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.
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.
On December 15, 2023, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) of the European Union issued a final opinion on Methylparaben. The preliminary opinion on the safety of Methylparaben in cosmetics (SCCS/1652/23) was released on June 8, 2023.
On December 5, 2023, the European Union Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published the preliminary opinion(SCCS/1661/23) on Titanium Dioxide (TiO2). The deadline for comments is set for 6 February 2024.
On December 14, 2023, the Taiwanese Ministry of Health and Welfare published a notice on the draft amendment of the List of Ingredients Prohibited in Cosmetic Products to commence a period of public comments. The new amendment will come into effect on July 1, 2024. For any comments or suggestions, please submit them within 60 days from the day following the publication of the notice.
Since the implementation of CSAR, according to data from the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA), as shown in Figure 1, in 2021, 6 new cosmetic ingredients obtained NMPA numbers, of which 4 were for domestically produced new cosmetic ingredients and 2 for imported cosmetic ingredients. In 2022, 42 new cosmetic ingredients obtained NMPA numbers, with 25 being domestically produced and 17 being imported. As of December 15, 2023, 60 new cosmetic ingredients have obtained NMPA numbers, with 46 being domestically produced and 14 being imported.
Since the publication of the Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR, State Order No. 727) on June 29, 2020, a series of supporting regulations have also been introduced. Included among all the supporting regulations are those relating to the registration and filing of new cosmetic ingredients in China, namely the: Measures for the Administration of Cosmetic Registration and Filing; Provisions on the Administration of New Cosmetic Ingredients Registration (hereafter the Provisions); and Filing Data and Technical Guidelines for Cosmetics Safety Assessment.
En Chine, la sécurité des ingrédients cosmétiques est réglementée par la NMPA (Administration Nationale des Produits Médicaux) conformément au CSAR (Règlement sur la Supervision et l'Administration des Produits Cosmétiques). Un ingrédient est considéré comme "nouveau" s'il ne figure pas dans l'IECIC 2021 (Inventaire des Ingrédients Cosmétiques Existants en Chine). Les ingrédients existants en Chine doivent être répertoriés dans l'IECIC 2021, et leurs données de sécurité doivent être rapportées à la NMPA via la plateforme d'information de sécurité des ingrédients cosmétiques.