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Taiwan has updated its list of banned ingredients in cosmetics

2023-12-22 17:31:19

On December 14, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Taiwan, China, released a notice to amend the draft list of Prohibited Ingredients in Cosmetics and solicit public comments. The new amendments are expected to take effect on July 1, 2024. If you have any comments on the announcement, please make them within 60 days from the day after the announcement is published.

The revision mainly involves:

1. Amend the management regulations of the two ingredients.

A. Cells, tissues or products of human origin: For companies or individuals that have been examined and approved by the central competent authority, the use of these ingredients is not restricted by this announcement.

B. Zirconium and its compounds:

Zirconium lake pigments, zirconium salts, zirconium pigments or otherwise specified ingredients used as pigments in cosmetics will not be restricted.

2. Add nine prohibited ingredients.

The revision reflects the Ministry of Health and Welfare's continued focus on the safety of cosmetics, as well as its increasing regulation of cosmetic ingredients, and underscores its commitment to public health.

As for the safety supervision of cosmetics, it is also important to control the source ingredients, so the safety of cosmetic raw materials becomes very important.

Carbomer, and Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer have been listed in the List of Used Cosmetic Raw Materials (2021 edition). They are widely used in pharmaceuticals, personal care products and other industrial fields as water-soluble rheological modifiers and pharmaceutical excipients.

We, Anhui Newman fine chemicals Co., ltd, is the top leading manufacturer of carbomer and polyacrylic acid. As a water-soluble rheological modifier, carbomer has been extensively applied used in personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and industrial fields for more than 70 years due to its efficient thickening and suspension performance, high safety, and no irritation to human body and skin.

 we have cosmetics grade carbomers, including traditional carbomer such as NM-Carbomer 940HC, carbomer 980 HC, carbomer 990, carbomer 981but also improved carbomer such as NM-Carbomer 20, 2020, 21, 1342, 1382 with INCI Name: Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Cross polymer. Also, liquid carbomer such as NM-Carbomer SF-1, with INCI name: acrylates copolymer.

For Strict control of potential risk impurity such as heavy metals, benzene etc. we have tested and checked every production unit,  from raw materials used in production, production process, packaging and so on. To ensure that the heavy metal content of our Newman Carbomer not only meets the industry standards, and the Chinese Pharmacopoeia (ChP.), the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP/NF), the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph.Eur.), the British Pharmacopoeia (BP), the Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP), the Japanese Pharmacopoeia (JPE) and relevant regulations. 

Anhui Newman have been approved by ISO9001 quality system, ISO 14001 environmental system and ISO 45001 occupational health and safety system certification in 2015. In January 2023, we successfully passed the assessment conducted by Eco Vadis, a global social responsibility assessment company, actively fulfilled the SA8000 social responsibility standard, reduced pollution emissions, rationally used resources, and ensured that the environment continued to meet the standards. And we constantly improved the construction of the company's social responsibility management system, and effectively fulfilled social responsibilities.


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