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Cosmetic Safety Technical Specification was officially implemented on December 1

2019-04-16

Cosmetic Safety Technical Specification was officially implemented on December 1

From December 1st, the “Technical Specifications for Cosmetics Safety (2015 Edition)” (hereinafter referred to as “Specifications”) will be officially implemented. The new "Specifications" stipulates the safety technical requirements of cosmetics, including general requirements, component requirements for prohibition of use, requirements for quasi-use components, and methods for inspection and evaluation. It is applicable to cosmetics produced and operated in the People's Republic of China (for overseas sales only). Except for the product).

The "Specifications" is a revised version of the "Hygienic Standards for Cosmetics" (2007 edition) issued by the former Ministry of Health. On the basis of the "Hygienic Standards for Cosmetics", this edition of the specification mainly defines the interpretation of terminology. Refined general requirements for cosmetic safety technology. The cosmetics forbidden components and approved component tables are revised. The physical and chemical testing methods in the cosmetics inspection and evaluation methods were revised.

In order to ensure the smooth implementation of the "Code", the inspection and quarantine department reminded the relevant production enterprises and cosmetics importers in the jurisdiction to focus on the following requirements.

First, since December 1, 2016, it is prohibited to produce or import cosmetics that do not meet the requirements of the Code. The related products can be sold until the end of their shelf life. The second is to adjust the production process, select the quasi-use components in the technical specifications to organize production, and meet the relevant control requirements of the prohibited components; previously approved or filed cosmetics, product quality control requirements, product technical requirements and other technical documents are not In compliance with the provisions of the "Regulations", cosmetics manufacturers shall complete the adjustment of relevant technical documents before December 1, 2016, so that the quality control indicators set by them shall not be lower than the requirements of the "Specifications"; they have been approved or filed before. Cosmetics, if only the conditions and precautions that must be marked on the label do not comply with the new requirements of the Code, the modified label may be submitted together with the expiration of the validity period of the application. Finally, select an authoritative third-party testing organization to arrange product inspections in time to ensure product compliance.