Announcement on Matters Concerning Optimizing the Management Measures for Filing and Inspection of General Cosmetics (No. 13, 2023)
In order to further deepen the reform of “decentralization, management and service” and implement the main responsibility of the enterprise, according to the “Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations”, and in accordance with the principle of risk management, the NMPA (National Medical Product Administration) has decided to further optimize the management of general cosmetics filing and inspection measure.
Japan has partially revised the ” List of Additives for Hair Dye ” (Pharmaceutical Evaluation Notification No. 0930 No. 3 dated September 30, 2021 by the Director of the Pharmaceutical Evaluation Division, Pharmaceutical Safety and Environmental Health Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare ).
We have attached the “Hair Dye Additives List” below, please download accordingly.
The List of Additives for Quasi -drugs was partially revised by Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Dec.23 2022. The Additives list (hereinafter referred to as “additives list”) is attached, please see below.
Please keep this in mind and inform the related companies under your jurisdiction.
New York became the tenth state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals after Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a measure into law Thursday evening.
The law, known as the New York Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, prohibits the sale and manufacturing of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. It is slated to go into effect in January 2023.
The new legislation in New York follows similar action taken in Virginia, California, Louisiana, New Jersey, Maine, Hawaii, Nevada, Illinois and Maryland, according to the Humane Society of the United States.
“For decades, helpless animals have been subjected to cruel and painful experiments simply for the creation of cosmetic products,” said New York State Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal, who sponsored the measure, alongside Democratic state Senator Alessandra Biaggi.
On Dec. 15, TikTok released its ‘What’s Next’ report for 2023, which examines the main developments that TikTok is observing from a marketing perspective within the app’s larger spectrum of interaction. It is meant to help marketers figure out how customers’ wants and needs will change over the next year and how this will affect their strategy on and off TikTok.
In the Report, the US cosmetic Brand e.l.f. Cosmetics has been made a good example on the Actionable Entertainment trends section. It tapped into the power of actionable entertainment and commercials that seemed enjoyable, engaging, and unique to the TikTok community and captivated the community’s attention. e.l.f Cosmetics successfully boosted expenditure month over month and reduced acquisition expenses by 56% for their add-to-cart approach.
TikTok has divided its predicted marketing trends into three major trends:
The SCCS issued a preliminary opinion on Salicylic Acid with the CAS number “69-72-7” on December 15, 2022. The deadline for comments is February 17, 2023.
Salicylic acid (CAS No. 69-72-7, EC No. 200-712-3) with the chemical name ‘benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy’ is used in cosmetic products with reported functions as a denaturant, hair and skin conditioning agent, exfoliant/keratolytic, anti-sebum agent, anti-dandruff/anti-seborrheic agent and a product preservative.
On December 15, 2022, Shanghai Launched the Estee Lauder China Innovation R&D Center. The Estee Lauder Group, which entered the Chinese market around 30 years ago, is increasing its investment in research and development.
“The Estée Lauder Group first entered the Chinese mainland market about thirty years ago. It has continually enhanced its long-term commitment to the Chinese market, strengthened its R&D skills, upgraded its scientific research facilities, and nurtured scientific research talent.” The Estee Lauder Group’s executive chairman, William Lauder, said that in the future, the company would continue to establish a local talent team and educate a new generation of beauty scientists for China and the rest of the globe.
Estee Lauder established a research and development center in Shanghai in 2005. It was designated as the Group’s Asia-Pacific Research and Development Center in 2011. Upgraded China Innovation R&D Facility is the company’s first global R&D facility that combines research, ideation, insight, clinical, sensory, and performance assessment, formulation, packaging, and engineering. The personalized full-link innovation fully includes Estee Lauder’s brand business and supports the innovative luxury beauty brand matrix innovation.
Plant Extracts are widely used in the production of botanical medicines, food additives, functional foods, household chemicals, cosmetics and more. In the territory of cosmetics, some Plant Extracts have gradually become popular types of cosmetic ingredients due to their safe and stable efficacy. For example, licorice glabra extract and licorice root extract with anti-freckle and whitening effects; jojoba seed oil with moisturizing effect; purslane extract with skin barrier repair function; shea butter with anti-aging function, etc.
A desk study commissioned by the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) gives study research on the current level of knowledge of Nanomaterials’ (bio)degradation, persistence, and safe by design (SbD).
As the quantity and complexity of nanomaterials grow, it is necessary to consider how these nanomaterials will behave in the human body and environment. A recent study commissioned by the European Union Observatory for Nanoparticles (EUON) sought to provide information on the state of the art, the current gaps, and the research requirements for the (bio)degradation and persistence of nanomaterials and their associated organic coatings. Another purpose of the research was to investigate the present state of the art for safe by design (SbD) nanomaterials in terms of degradation and persistence.
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