The new safety regulation of cosmetics in Guangdong province, released by the provincial FDA recently, would take effect since July. 1. It is China’s first regional regulation over cosmetics safety.

Guangdong has over 2600 cosmetics companies, accounting for 55% of the nationwide.

The regulation highlights inspections across the production process. Regarding the online cosmetics sales, the government requires the e-commerce platforms to register cosmetics vendors’ real name for granting sales approval, which would help to clarify safety responsibilities. (Source:

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