China Publishes Standards for Cosmetic Efficacy Claim Evaluation Taking Effect from 2022

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The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) published the “Standards for Cosmetic Efficacy Claim Evaluation”, which will come into force from 1 January 2022. Cosmetic notifiers or registrants need to submit a summary of their product efficacy claims to an online platform specified by the NMPA.

According to the document, the summary of product efficacy claims shall include at least:

  • Basic product information
  • Parameters and evaluation institutions
  • Brief description of evaluation methods and results
  • Conclusion and relevance of test result and product claims

The standard classified different evaluation methods for different product claims, products that are not required to submit the summary, also provided a format of the summary of product efficacy claims.

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