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TFDA Bans Estradiol, Estrone, and Ethinyl Estradiol in Cosmetics

March 10, 2016

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has issued a ban on cosmetics containing estradiol, estrone, and ethinyl estradiol which makes the import, manufacture, sale, and supply of cosmetics containing these substances a violation of the ban.

The ban will take effect on May 1, 2016, after which date violations of the ban will result in fines or imprisonment.

Source (Chinese)