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LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR COSMETICS. Cosmetics Seminar 2001. OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION. Definition of Labeling Labeling Requirements - Salient Features Small /Odd Size Packs Relabeling Scope Company’s Responsibilities : Premise Personnel Process. Cosmetics Seminar 2001.

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR COSMETICS

Cosmetics Seminar 2001


OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION

  • Definition of Labeling

  • Labeling Requirements - Salient Features

  • Small /Odd Size Packs

  • Relabeling

    • Scope

    • Company’s Responsibilities :

      • Premise

      • Personnel

      • Process

Cosmetics Seminar 2001


OTHER RELEVANT LAWS

  • Price Control Act

  • Trade Description Act

  • Weight and Measures Act

    • Metrication Guidelines

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LABELING - OBJECTIVE

  • To provide information for the consumers to make an informed choice

    AND

  • To assist the regulators in carrying out surveillance activities

Cosmetics Seminar 2001


LABELING MEANS...

...information

written;printed; or graphic matter on the immediate or outer packaging and any form of leaflet.

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

  • Product name and its function*

    • Name of Cosmetic Product

      The name given to a cosmetic product, which may be an invented name, together with a trade mark or the name of the manufacturer.

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

  • Use instruction*

    * unless it is clear from the presentation of the product.

  • Country of manufacture

    Example:

    • Made in China

    • Manufactured in USA

    • Country of origin: Thailand

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

  • The name and address of the company or person responsible for placing the product on the local market.

  • The contents given by weight or volume - metric or both metric and imperial unit

Cosmetics Seminar 2001


LABELING REQUIREMENTS

  • Manufacturing date OR expiry date

    Example:

    Month/year

    Year/month

  • Registration number

  • Batch number

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

  • Special precautions to be observed in use.

    - mandatory*

    - manufacturer’s recommendation

    Note:

    • Mandatory - Listed in the column “Conditions of use and warnings which must be printed on the label” in Annex III Part 1.

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

ADDITIONAL STATEMENT(S)

  • Mandatory

    • Declaration of ingredients from bovine and/or porcine origin.

Example :

This product contains ingredient

of pork origin / beef origin.

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

  • Full ingredients listing

    • Standard reference for nomenclature

    • Botanicals and plant extracts

      • genus and species

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS

A Quick Guide on 'HOW TO List the Ingredients'

  • List all ingredients in descending order of concentration.

  • Ingredients with a concentration below 1% can be listed at random, after other ingredients.

  • Colorants may be listed in any order, after all the other ingredients.

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INGREDIENT LABELING

EXAMPLE

Aqua, Cyclomethicone, Mica, Polybutene, Triisostearin, Quarternium-18 Hectorite, Polymethylmethacrylate, Persea Gratissima, Cera Alba, Propylene, Carbonate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Propylparaben, Lecithin, BHT, Parfum,

[+/- CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499, CI 77891]

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NOT REGARDED AS INGREDIENTS…

  • impurities in the raw materials used.

  • subsidiary technical materials used in the preparation but not present in the final product.

  • materials used in strictly necessary quantity as solvents, or as carriers for perfume and aromatic compositions.

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LIST OF STANDARD REFERENCE FOR COSMETIC INGREDIENT NOMENCLATURE

  • International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary

  • British Pharmacopoeia

  • United States Pharmacopoeia

  • Chemical Abstract Services

  • Japanese Standard Cosmetic Ingredient

  • Japanese Cosmetic Ingredient Codex

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SMALL / ODD SIZE PACKAGING

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SMALL / ODD SIZE PACKAGING

  • Minimum requirements on immediate packaging

    • name of cosmetic product

    • batch number

  • Other information

    • Display on leaflets, pamphlets,

      hang tags, display panel,

      shrink wraps, etc.

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DEFINITIONS

  • Immediate Packaging

    • The container or other form of packaging immediately in contact with the cosmetic product.

  • Outer Packaging

    • The packaging into which is placed the immediate packaging.

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LANGUAGE, WHERE, HOW?

  • All required particulars shall appear in English and/or National Language.

    Price Control Act requirements

  • Easily legible, clearly comprehensible and indelible

  • On outer packaging, or where there is no outer packaging, on the immediate packaging.

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Mfg / Expiry

Date

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SCOPE

RELABELING : GUIDELINES

  • RELABELING - Involves

    • removal,

    • alteration,

    • replacement or

    • overstickering

of original label without opening of the immediate packaging or tampering with the contents.

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COMPANY’S RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Premise/ Re-labeling Area

    • Must be of reasonable size.

    • Must be clean and free from any pests.

  • Personnel

    • Trained and able to conduct re-labeling exercise as directed.

    • Good personal hygiene

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COMPANY’S RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process

    • Appropriate re-labeling procedures.

    • Appropriate segregation and line clearance system.

    • Systematic documentation*.

    • Use appropriate equipment and necessary items for re-labeling exercise.

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LABELING REQUIREMENTS SUMMARY

  • Product name and its function

  • Use instructions

  • Country of Manufacture

  • The name and address of the company or person responsible for putting the product on the market

  • The content (weight or volume)

  • Manufacturing date or expiry date

  • Registration number

  • Batch Number

  • Full ingredient listing

  • Any additional statements

Cosmetics Seminar 2001


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