On April 9, 2021, the NMPA (National Medical Products Administration) announced (No.51-2021) that the technical guidelines for cosmetic safety assessment (2021 Edition) will come into effect from May 1, 2021, onwards.
– From January 1, 2022, onwards, the applicants must carry out safety assessments and submit the required materials according to the technical guidelines when applying for the registration of special cosmetics or the filing for general cosmetics.
– Cosmetics applicants can continue to submit a simplified version of the product safety assessment report, according to the technical guidelines, until May 1, 2024.
By Jacky Li. Contact Cisema if you would like to learn more.