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Philippines FDA Releases Format for Cosmetics Label Information

May 21, 2014

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration released an information bulletin on how to read labels of cosmetics products. According to the bulletin, cosmetic labeling should contain the following information:

  • Product content in weight/volume
  • Brand and product name along with the function
  • Batch number
  • Manufacturing/expiry date of the product in clear terms like month/year
  • Country of Manufacture
  • Instructions/Directions for use
  • List of all ingredients
  • Special precautions
  • Name and address of company or person who placed the product on the market