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Taiwan Regulatory News

Taiwan Implements New Cosmetic Regulations Effective 1 July 2024

Jun-25-2024 Cosmetic Products Deadline update

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has announced significant regulatory changes for the cosmetics industry, set to take effect on 1 July 2024. These changes primarily involve the restructu...

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Taiwan Implements Stricter Regulations on Hazardous Chemicals

Jun-18-2024 Amendment cancerogenic Hazardous chemicals Regulation

Effective June 6, 2024, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under the Ministry of Labour  in Taiwan has implemented amendments to the "Regulations for Governing Designating and H...

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Taiwan’s Ministry of Environment Adds Perfluorohexane Sulfonic Acid as Toxic Chemical

Jun-05-2024 PFAS Restricted substances Stockholm Convention

On 24 April, 2024, in compliance with the Stockholm Convention, Taiwan’s Ministry of Environment (MOE) added perfluorohexane sulfonic acid and its related compounds as toxic chemicals. This amendmen...

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Taiwan finalizes the deadline for cosmetic product information files

Apr-25-2024 Cosmetic Act Functional cosmetics

On April 11, 2024, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced the types of cosmetics and implementation dates for which product information files (PIFs)...

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Taiwan published notification on plans to amend restrict cosmetic ingredients list

Feb-14-2024 Cosmetic Products Inventory

The Food and Drug Administration of Taiwan (FDA) is consulting on amending the list of restricted cosmetic ingredients. This revision will create a list of permitted UV filters and abolish the lists o...

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Taiwan publishes draft on restricted ingredients in cosmetics

Jan-29-2024 Cosmetic Products Restricted use

On 4 January 2023, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Taiwan published 2 amendments and an announcement regarding the Cosmetics Regulation. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is consider...

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Taiwan proposed to add 9 ingredients to the prohibited cosmetic ingredients list

Jan-09-2024 Cosmetic Act Prohibited substances

On 13th December 2023, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a notification to solicit comments on amending “List of Prohibited Cosmetic Ingredients”. The revised list was published...

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