Cosmetics are substances or products used to enhance or alter the appearance or fragrance of the body. Personal care is the industry which manufactures consumer products used in personal hygiene and for beautification. Cosmetics & personal care products are subject to significant personal and market risk where issues of ethics and quality control can significantly influence buying decisions and market acceptance.
We help you verify your cosmetics and personal care products’ compliance against the requirements of applicable regulations and other relevant legislation, including China Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015), China QB Standards, EC No.1223/2009 Cosmetic Regulation EC No.1223/2009, EU REACH, U.S. FDA 21 CFR, etc. We can also verify the compliance of your products and manufacturing processes against various social and environmental standards.
Major testing items:
- Microorganism testing items: aerobic bacterial count, mould, yeast, thermotoletant coliform bacteria, staphylococcus aureus, pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc.
- Hygienic and chemical testing items: heavy metals (Hg, As, Pb, Cd), methyl alcohol, pH value, a-oxyacid, sun-screening agent, anti-dangdruff agent, asbestos, etc.
- Toxicology testing items: Acute skin irritation test, multiple skin irritation test, etc.
- Filing application for China Domestic Non-special Use Cosmetics
ECHA Consults on Four Phthalates for Updating Authorization List Entries with Endocrine Disrupting Properties
On June 5, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) released a public consultation, preparing to amend the REACH authorization list on the uses of four phthalates. The deadline for providing comments is 6 August 2018. These four phthalates are: – bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP, EC 204-211-0, CAS 117-81-7) – dibutyl phthalate (DBP, EC 201-557-4, CAS 84-74-2) – benzyl butyl …Continue reading