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Shanghai Adjusts Cosmetics Production Supervision

January 24, 2014

The Shanghai Food and Drug Administration of China has announced new adjustments for the cosmetics industry for receiving a license for cosmetics production. According to the policy, the existing rule of getting two licenses from the FDA and AQSIQ will now be integrated to the CFDA. First implemented in Shanghai starting January 1, 2014, the new policy states that the Hygiene License for Production Enterprises of Cosmetics can be obtained from Shanghai FDA. The Shanghai FDA requires applicants to submit the following information:

  • An application form
  • Site-plan
  • Product catalogue
  • Brief description and diagram of production process
  • Production facilities and testing instruments
  • Testing reports of air in workshops and water used for production
  • Management measures for hygiene, quality, and testing
  • Credentials of hygiene management staff, quality management staff, and product inspection staff
  • Detailed info of production personnel
  • Business license
  • Product registration or filing proofs

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