China: Industry welcomes swifter approvals process for cosmetic ingredients


Draft measures open for consultation until 20 August

Industry has welcomed draft measures setting out detailed procedures for the registration and filing of cosmetic products and new cosmetic ingredients, which China’s National Medical Products Association (NMPA) published on 21 July.

Experts have highlighted, however, that industry should pay attention to the increased requirements for post-market monitoring.

The measures will support the implementation of the country’s new overarching cosmetics regulation – the Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) – which comes into force on 1 January next year.

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Chemical Watch, 30 July 2020