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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.
Health Canada (HC) announced the revision of the validation rules for Regulatory transactions in electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format and published them as Version 4.4 on March 6, 2019.
In January 2006, the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) introduced Structured Product Labeling (SPL) format for submitting product and facility information and changes to label submissions. The shift towards the new electronic format was aimed at uniformly informing patients, physicians, pharmacists, and the agency about the label content.
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.
For the third time in a row, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has extended the compliance date for Type III Drug Master Files (DMFs) to be submitted in electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format.
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.
Do you know? Out of 5000 types of medical devices marketed in India, only 23 types are currently regulated by the Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO).
The impact of Brexit is evident in almost every industry based in the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK). Pharmaceutical industry too not to be spared.
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