CDSCO Directs Cosmetics Importers to Comply with Cosmetics Rules, 2020

All applicants importing cosmetics under COS-4A are now directed to furnish an annual statement to the Central Licensing Authority. This statement should comprehensively outline details such as the number of consignments and bill of entries for each consignment, the imported quantity in each consignment, total cost of imported cosmetics per consignment, warehouse details where the products are stored for further distribution and sale, among others.

India Strengthens International Cooperation in Medical Product Regulation

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of Memorandums of Intent (MoIs) and Understanding (MoUs) signed between the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and regulatory bodies from the Netherlands, the Dominican Republic and the Republic of Ecuador. These agreements focus on cooperation in the field of Medical Products Regulation.

Proposed Amendments to Cosmetics Rules 2020: Strengthening Regulations

On 15th May 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposed amendments to the Cosmetics Rules 2020. These changes aim to enhance labeling clarity, streamline regulatory authorities, strengthen testing and analysis, reinforce record-keeping obligations, empower inspection authorities, and address licensing and labeling requirements. The amendments seek to bolster consumer safety and regulatory compliance in the cosmetics industry