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In the European Union (EU), a cosmetic marketing claim is regulated under EU Regulation (EC No. 655/2013). The Annex III – ‘free from’ claims were added on the July 3, 2017 to the list of regulations to be effective/mandated from July 1, 2019. At the same time the Annex IV ‘hypoallergenic’ claim was introduced.
Chinese cosmetics market is the third largest in the global cosmetics industry only after Europe and the United States of America. With an approximate annual growth of 10%, the total value of the Chinese Cosmetics market retail segment is reported to be 260 billion yuan in the year 2018.
The global personal care products industry is currently valued at USD 13.2 billion approximately and is expected to grow furthermore in the coming years. With the increase in numbers, the United States Senate has proposed a Personal Care Products Safety Act, a bill, to strengthen the regulations of ingredients of personal care products and protect consumer health.
According to the Indonesian Law no. 33/2014, Cosmetics or Food Supplement manufacturers in Indonesia are required to obtain a halal certificate before their distribution in the country. The halal product regulations were supposed to come into effect from October 2019.
Animal testing has always attracted a lot of attention from the industry because of its controversial nature. From the last decade, Cruelty Free International (CFI) has been encouraging companies across the world to stop the testing of cosmetics on animals to create a harmonized, cruelty free global market.
The Korean beauty market is valued at USD 13 billion, making it one of the top 10 beauty markets in the world and offering a pool of business opportunities for manufacturers. Most of the brands are successful in South Korea because rather than sticking to the classic brands, consumers prefer trying new products to suit their daily skin care routine.
When it comes to personal care and cosmetic products, cosmetic manufacturers must adhere to the safety and efficacy Regulations to make sure their products are safe for consumption.
The demand for cosmetics and personal care products is rising exponentially across the world. Because of this rise in demand, trends related to the products, like vegan and organic, are prevailing now more than ever. One such trend is Halal products.
Demand for cosmetics is consistently growing, worldwide. All thanks to the online product sale, increased beauty consciousness and younger generation’s lifestyle standards.
The life sciences industry is ever-changing and evolving. It’s the same in the year 2018. A lot of mandatory changes have been made to the regulations, and a lot of guidance documents have been released pertaining to the best Regulatory practices of consumer healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, which are expected to impact the industry in a positive way.
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