On 11.02.2020, the Israel Export Institute co-hosted a webinar together with Cisema. In this webinar, the China administration bodies, regulations and standards for cosmetics were introduced by our business consultant, Anna King, as well as a presentation of the important prerequisites for NMPA registration in China. An overview of the approval systems for special and
On 06.11.2019, the China NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission) announced (No.20-2019) the prohibition of daily chemical articles containing plastic microbeads for production after December 31, 2020, and for sale after December 31, 2022. Microbeads are small plastic particles, mostly included in cosmetic and cleaning products, and are known to cause water pollution to the
On 22.11.2019, China’s NMPA (National Medical Products Administration) announced a draft regulation concerning overseas inspection for cosmetic products, and launched the public consultation to receive feedback. According to the proposed regulation, it aims to introduce, standardize and optimize the inspection process. Once adopted, inspections on foreign manufacturers are required to be conducted by Chinese authorities
On 01.08.2019, the NMPA released a notice changing the consultation service of the “National Institute for Food and Drug Control” regarding cosmetics approval applications (No. 245-2019). 1) Questions regarding the technical review of cosmetics, on-site consultation is available every Tuesday afternoon. 2) Questions regarding the administrative/format review of cosmetics, telephone consultation is available all day
On 10 July 2019, the Italian association for cosmetics industry (Cosmetica Italia) hosted a seminar on the regulatory environment of cosmetics in China. The seminar was held in collaboration with Cisema, which is specialised in the registration and certification of cosmetics in China. Following the seminar, Miriam Bandinelli, a Cisema business consultant, shared her knowledge
On 22.03.2019, the NMPA (National Medical Products Administration – former NMPA) released an announcement on 9 cosmetics test methods (NMPA No. 2019-12), which will be relevant for cosmetics registration, filing, and supervision and inspection starting January 1, 2020. Five testing methods of the “Cosmetic Safety Technical Specification (2015 edition)” were revised and four were added.
On 07.11.2018, the NMPA (former NMPA) released a notice regarding the new approval process of “non-special” cosmetics in China (NMPA No.88-2018). In the past, foreign manufactured “non-special” cosmetics had to the choice between two approval processes: – NMPA Registration in Beijing – Filing in one of 11 Pilot New Trade Zones1 As of 10 November