This notice is brought to you by SpecialChem about the revised version of the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredient in China (IECIC).
China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has published the third batch of the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredient in China (IECIC) for public consultations. There are 1356 ingredients in this batch. There are 673 ingredients in the second batch of IECIC (2012). The first batch of IECSC (2012) was revised on 1 May 2012 and includes 1674 cosmetic ingredients.
An ingredient will be regarded as “used” if it meets any one of the three following criteria:
- The ingredient is included in the Inventory of Existing Cosmetic Ingredients in China (IECIC) and is not a banned substance; or
- The ingredient has been used in a licensed special use cosmetic product; or
- The ingredient is part of a plant that has been approved as cosmetic ingredient.
For more information and the full notice please refer to the link above.