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Cosmetics & Personal Care Products

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


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    HQTS is pleased to announce we will exhibit at the China Commodity Fair, Moscow. We invite you to drop by and learn more about how HQTS can help you meet your quality assurance goals. You can find us at booth K28.

    China Commodity Fair is the annual national trade fair for Chinese quality consumer goods. Having been selected by the Government of People's Republic of China, exhibitors show their goods, new technologies and opportunities. The organisers of the fair have designed a heavy fringe prog … Continue reading “China Commodity Fair”


  • Canada Approved Children’s Jewellery Regulations (SOR/2018-82)

    On 2nd May 2018, Canada’s Department of Health has published SOR/2018-82 Children’s Jewelry Regulations, which shall repeal SOR/2016-168 Children’s Jewelry Regulations. All the proposed provisions have been approved, and shall come into force on 2 November 2018. The main updates in SOR/2018-82 include: Children’s jewelry shall not contain more than 90 mg/kg of lead. Children’s  …Continue reading

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