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cosmetic_import_01The demand for the high quality imported cosmetics in China has dramatically being increased. It attracts many cosmetic manufacturers or importers to get a share into this big market. Since the safety of cosmetic products is directly affect to human safety and health, all cosmetic products are compulsory required to possess the Chinese labels which are conformed with the China standards and should apply the “Recorded Certificate of Imported General-used Cosmetics” or the “Hygiene Permit of Imported Quasi-drug Cosmetics”, before entering China market.

On the strength of our professional knowledge and abundant experience in the field of China regulations, CDIC are willing to assist our valuable clients from Hong Kong and overseas to provide the cosmetic labeling consultation services and apply the “RECORDED CERTIFICATE of IMPORTED GENERAL-USED COSMETICS” and the “HYGIENE PERMIT of IMPORTED QUASI-DRUG COSMETICS”.

 

Consultation of application for RECORDED CERTIFICATE of IMPORTED GENERAL-USED COSMETICS or HYGIENE PERMIT of IMPORTED QUASI-DRUG COSMETICS

Before import to China, general-used cosmetics have to obtain the “RECORDED CERTIFICATE of IMPORTED GENERAL-USED COSMETICS” (Recorded Cert), while Quasi-drug cosmetics have to obtain the “HYGIENE PERMIT of IMPORTED QUASI-DRUG COSMETICS” (Hygiene Permit), both issued by the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA).

 

QUASI-DRUG COSMETICS INCLUDE:

Hair-raising, Body-shaping, Breast-enhancing, Hair-dyeing or Permanent wave, Sun-protecting, Freckle-dispelling, Deodorizing, Depilating.

 

GENERAL-USED COSMETICS INCLUDE

Hair-Care (Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair spray), Skin-Care (Cleanser, Toner, Lotion, Cream, Mask), Coloring cosmetics (Foundation, Powder Cake, Eye Shadow, Mascara), Lipstick, Nail products, Perfume.

 

The Application process is divided into three following steps:

Step 1: Manufacturer registration of Declaration Responsible Entity in China (application from 1st April 2010).

Step 2: Hygienic Test

Step 3: “SFDA Evaluation”- Product passing the evaluation will obtain “Recorded Cert” or “Hygiene Permit”.

 


Application Flow Chart of “Hygiene Permit”---for Quasi-Drug Cosmetic:


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Information required for applying HYGIENE PERMIT of IMPORTED QUASI-DRUG COSMETICS:

• Filled "Confirmation Form for Consultation Service Of Imported Cosmetic License" PDF / DOC

• Provided by Manufacturer:

  • Product Samples with integrated packaging 
  • Product Formula 
  • Product Chinese name explanation 
  • Product specification
  • Production Procedure and Flow Chart
  • Active ingredient and efficacy support (For Hair-raising, breast-enhancing or Body-building cosmetic only)
  • Product original package (with Chinese label, instruction sheet), translation and guarantee letter; for those package re-designed for China market, should be provided for evaluation too 
  • Manufacture’s BSE Guarantee Letter 
  • Information or reports of any risk ingredients in the products
  • Authorization Letter / POA of Declaration Responsible Entity in China
  • Copy of BR of Declaration Responsible Entity in China
    (The manufacturer authorize whom to be their Declaration Responsible Entity in China)

• Issued by the related authority in the country of origin

  • - Manufacture and Free Sale Certificate

 

Application Flow Chart of Recorded Cert ---for General used Cosmetic:

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Information required for applying RECORDED CERTIFICATE of IMPORTED GENERAL-USED COSMETICS:

• Filled "Confirmation Form for Consultation Service Of Imported Cosmetic Hygiene License"  PDF / DOC

• Provided by Manufacturer:

  • Product Samples with integrated packaging 
  • Product Formula 
  • Product Chinese name explanation 
  • Product specification
  • Product original package (with Chinese label, instruction sheet), translation and guarantee letter; for those package re-designed for China market, should be provided for evaluation too 
  • Manufacture’s BSE Guarantee Letter 
  • Information or reports of any risk ingredients in the products
  • Authorization Letter / POA of Declaration Responsible Entity in China
  • Copy of BR of Declaration Responsible Entity in China
    (The manufacturer authorize whom to be their Declaration Responsible Entity in China)

• Issued by the related authority in the country of origin

  • - Manufacture and Free Sale Certificate

 

Scope of service offering

  • Providing comprehensive consultation on China’s cosmetic import rules.
  • Samples pick-up service (for local clients only)
  • Evaluating all application materials and assisting in document amendment whenever necessary.
  • Providing guidabce on the notarization process for application materials
  • Providing translation services (limited to English into Chinese), and assisting in preparing for the whole set of application materials.
  • Directly submitting application materials to Testing Institute and Evaluation Center with duty exemption.
  • Closely following up and instantly feed backing evaluation status.