Recent in Asia (page 4 of 4)
Jun 5, 2007
Cautioning consumers, the FDA warned against using toothpaste made in China and issued an alert to prevent DEG-containing toothpaste from entering the United States.
May 9, 2007
Importers of cosmetic products in China are no longer required to provide a bovine spongiform encephalopathy-free certificate.
Apr 25, 2007
Chinese cosmetic producers soon will be banned from exaggerating the effects of their products.
Jan 31, 2007
The list of substances banned from cosmetics in China has doubled, effective July 1, 2007.
Dec 27, 2006
The Ministry of Health in Brunei has banned 27 cosmetic products that contain potentially harmful substances.
Oct 30, 2006
CCCMC (Beijing) has agreed to implement responsible distribution as its formal product stewardship program.
Sep 18, 2006
The Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of China reportedly found SK-II cosmetics imported from Japan contained chromium and neodymium, which are banned in cosmetics.
Aug 11, 2006
Russia's $7 billion cosmetics industry may be in jeopardy due to government regulations cracking down on alcohol...
May 13, 2006
Malaysia plans to certify cosmetics that meet Islamic laws, religious authorities said.
Apr 26, 2006
Local cosmetic and beauty companies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are encouraged to assist with trade missions to help them in export their products.
Mar 14, 2006
Products containing medicinal content and aimed at curing certain ailments will be classified as medicaments and not cosmetics, according to a court ruling in New Delhi...
Dec 23, 2005 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
On October 20-22, 2003, more than 300 delegates gathered at the Le Meridien Grand Pacific Hotel on Tokyo Bay for the 7th International Conference on Cosmetic Regulations. Every three years, U.S., EU and Japanese trade associations for the cosmetic industry sponsor this meeting in order to gain mutual understanding and work toward harmonizing global regulations of cosmetics. There were no spectacular announcements, unlike the last conference in 2000 in Malta when Japan announced significant changes in their cosmetic regulations.