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NMPA Announcement on Updating the Catalogue of Raw Materials Banned for Cosmetics

CCFDIE|Updated: 2021-05-28

In order to further strengthen the administration of cosmetic raw materials and ensure the quality and safety of cosmetics, according to the Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Cosmetics, NMPA has organized the revisions to the Banned Components for Cosmetics (Table 1) and Banned Plant (Animal) Components for Cosmetics (Table 2) in the Technical Specification for the Safety of Cosmetics (Edition 2015) (hereinafter referred to as the Specification) and formed the Catalogue of Raw Materials Banned for Cosmetics and Catalogue of Plant (Animal) Raw Materials Banned for Cosmetics, which have been adopted in the plenary meeting of the Expert Committee of Cosmetics Standards and issued and implemented as of May 26, replacing the original tables of banned components and included in the corresponding chapters of the Specification respectively. As of the date of promulgation of the Announcement, cosmetic registrants and filing applicants shall not manufacture or import cosmetics with the banned raw materials in the product formula as specified in the Catalogue of Raw Materials Banned for Cosmetics and Catalogue of Plant (Animal) Raw Materials Banned for Cosmetics.