Facts About New Cosmetic Rules, 2020


06-Apr-2021  |   Cosmetic

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with its notification, has published the cosmetic rules, 2020 on 15th December 2020 which grants license and registration for importing cosmetic products into India. Several new definitions are introduced in this New Cosmetic Rules, 2020 like Actual Manufacturer, Legal Manufacturer, and New Cosmetic. As per New Cosmetic Rules, 2020, “Actual manufacturer” regarding the import of cosmetics means a person who manufactures cosmetics at his manufacturing site in a country other than India approved by the National Regulatory Authority or any authority.




Facts About New Cosmetic Rules, 2020

06-Apr-2021  |   Cosmetic

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with its notification, has published the cosmetic rules, 2020 on 15th December 2020 which grants license and registration for importing cosmetic products into India. Several new definitions are introduced in this New Cosmetic Rules, 2020 like Actual Manufacturer, Legal Manufacturer, and New Cosmetic. As per New Cosmetic Rules, 2020, “Actual manufacturer” regarding the import of cosmetics means a person who manufactures cosmetics at his manufacturing site in a country other than India approved by the National Regulatory Authority or any authority.

Notification for relaxation of submitting documents related to cosmetics in COVID-19 pandemic

11-Mar-2021  |   Cosmetic

It wasn’t until 2020 that COVID-19 became an important factor of import in the personal care and cosmetics industry. But by now, you will agree, no matter where in the world you are, the virus has changed things around you. Due to COVID-19, various stakeholders of the cosmetic industry like manufacturers, importers are facing difficulties […]

Government of India Bans use of Hydroquinone in Cosmetic Products

12-Jan-2021  |   Cosmetic

Hydroquinone is popular for its skin-lightening properties in cosmetic markets. Hydroquinone cosmetic market is a multibillion industry. They also are marketed worldwide for reducing age- related spots and blemishes in the skin. Research show some evidence in animals that hydroquinone may act as a carcinogen. However, its cancer-causing properties have yet to be proved in […]

Regulatory Prohibition Of Hexachlorophene For Use In Cosmetic Formulations

22-Dec-2020  |   Cosmetic

Different countries and regions worldwide regulate cosmetics under different legal frameworks that all have their own particular rules and regulations. The regulatory system and advertising of cosmetic items ensuring safety and efficacy are the most imperative elements for the cosmetic industry’s development. The terminology, labelling, and safety of cosmetic products and colorant regulations are different […]

Import Of Cosmetics For Research And Non-Commercial Purposes In India.

10-Dec-2020  |   Cosmetic

Rapid change in lifestyle and rise of purchasing power in India are leading to the percentage of cosmetic imports from outside of the region. Many cosmetics are designed and manufactured for the use of applying to the face and body. They are generally mixtures of chemical compounds derived from natural sources (such as coconut oil) […]

Safety of Zinc Pyrithione For Hair Care Products

17-Nov-2020  |   Cosmetic

Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT) is a widely popular cosmetic ingredient and used in the formulation of shampoos, hair conditioners, face powders, cleansing products, eyeliners, and skincare products. ZPT has antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antifungal properties that can help treat dandruff, scalp psoriasis, and acne. ZPT inhibits the growth of yeast, which is the main reason for dandruff. […]

Cosmetic Registration In India: Payment Process of Government Fee

04-Nov-2020  |   Cosmetic  |   Regulation

The cosmetic registration process needs strategic planning and a review of the ingredients in the cosmetic products and labeling for registration in India. The cosmetic companies intending to import and market cosmetic products in India have to go through this tedious process. The cosmetic application should adequately define the products in the respective categories. In […]

Importing Bulk Raw Materials Of Cosmetics In India

13-Oct-2020  |   Cosmetic

The Indian cosmetics industry is emerging as immense growth potential, almost twice the US and European markets' size. With the growth of the cosmetic industry, the parallel sale of spurious items is also increasing. Lack of regulations on imported cosmetics in India led to the proliferation of sub-standard and spurious cosmetics, worth millions annually. The […]

Manufacturing License For Cosmetics In India

05-Oct-2020  |   Cosmetic

In India, the market of cosmetics is growing at an accelerating rate. The demand for cosmetics products has augmented, especially in the urban areas in the past few years. Several factors contributing to the craze is the influence of the western culture, the increase in the purchasing power, desire to look attractive and beautiful etc. […]

Octocrylene: UV Filter and its Safety Review

20-Sep-2020  |   Cosmetic

Recently questions are pouring in the media regarding the debatable efficiency of sunscreen widely endorsed by the experts. So far, sunscreen is the main remedy to prevent the maladies inflicted by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The prevalence of certain sun exposure-related pathologies like malignant melanoma, is also on the rise despite the continuously increasing frequency of […]

How do I get Certificate of Analysis for my cosmetic product?

05-Sep-2020  |   Cosmetic

The demand for the cosmetic industry is growing day by day. Both Indian and International cosmetic companies are extending their product range to meet the expectations of their consumers. Social media and television is fuelling the growth of the cosmetic industry and creating constant need of looking fashionable and glamorous. Earlier, there were no rules […]

Cosmetic Registration in India: What is the difference between Legal and Actual Manufacturer?

16-Aug-2020  |   Cosmetic

The cosmetics market share has been increasing exponentially globally. Cosmetics are changing the way in which a person can enhance his or her look and make the product instantly attractable among everyone through television or online promotion. Most consumers use personal care and cosmetic products every day to improve their appearance, enhance their well-being and […]

Things to know about Regulatory Restricted Ingredients in Cosmetics

06-Aug-2020  |   Cosmetic

All over the world, different countries and regions regulate cosmetics under different legal frameworks. Marketing cosmetics containing any ingredient that makes the product harmful is against the law. Cosmetic manufacturers have a legal responsibility for ensuring the safety and labeling of their products to the consumers. So, it is essential to know about the local […]

Which Documents do you need to gather for fresh Cosmetic Registration in India?

15-Jul-2020  |   Cosmetic

Cosmetic is a very lucrative segment, and various players are investing looking at the growth rate in the market. For import and sale of cosmetic products in India requires registration with the licensing authority as per Rule 21 of Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, 1945.The very first question that comes up about the type of license […]

Cosmetic Product Categorization: How to differentiate a Product as Cosmetic or Drug?

02-Jul-2020  |   Cosmetic

The regulation of cosmetic products in India is in the development stage while cosmetic market in India serves for USD 6.5 billion and increasing continuously with 25% CAGR rate. Due to the competitive marketplace, companies indulge in irrational and false marketing of a cosmetic with a drug claim or by marketing a drug as if […]

Labeling and Stickering Requirements for Cosmetics in India

14-Jun-2020  |   Cosmetic

Marketing a cosmetic or personal care product requires proper labeling. Labeling informs consumers of a product’s intended use, its ingredients and the net quantity of contents, any related warnings, and its place of manufacture or distribution. Cosmetic labeling refers to all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter on cosmetic products such as shampoo, […]

Things to Know about Label Claims before Considering a Product as Cosmetic

04-Jun-2020  |   Cosmetic

Worldwide growth of the economy, changes in lifestyles, and rising demands of skincare products due to varying climates encourage the growth of cosmetics. All cosmetic products imported for sale in India need to undergo cosmetic product registration with the central licensing authority (Rule 21 of Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, 1945. As per guidelines of imported […]

Import of Cosmetics: Cosmetic Categorization and Form 43 application

14-May-2020  |   Cosmetic

India has a booming market for cosmetic and personal care products. To discern the safety of these products, the Central Drug Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) has mandated that the importers need to obtain Form 43 for import of  cosmetics in India. In the Guidelines on Registration of Import of Cosmetics, cosmetics are categorized as per […]

Cosmetic Label Elements: What to know before Importing to India?

02-May-2020  |   Cosmetic

The Indian Cosmetic Industry includes skincare, hair care, fragrances, and oral care segments and stands at US $950 million. Owing to the growing disposable income of the middle-class population and changing lifestyle, the industry is growing at 20 percent per annum as per the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). There is a recent uptick in […]

Cosmoally – Your A-Z Guide to Indian Cosmetic Industry

14-Apr-2020  |   Cosmetic

Entering the Indian cosmetic industry can be an uphill battle, especially if you are not well-versed with its extensive regulatory process. Now worrying about the hassles of regulatory approval is out of the picture! Cosmoally is all you need to experience a seamless cosmetic registration process! Cosmoally is the first-ever app that guides you on […]

9 Ways Cosmoally Can Benefit Its Users

10-Apr-2020  |   Cosmetic

Making a foray into the Indian cosmetic market is not a cakewalk because of its stringent rules and regulatory policies. Not only is it an exhaustive process but there is also a lack of a proper knowledge source about it. With the help of Cosmoally, the first-ever app about the Indian cosmetic industry, the complete […]

10-Apr-2020  |   Cosmetic
9 Ways Cosmoally Can Benefit Its Users

Making a foray into the Indian cosmetic market is not a cakewalk because of i...

14-Apr-2020  |   Cosmetic
Cosmoally – Your A-Z Guide to Indian Cosmetic Industry

Entering the Indian cosmetic industry can be an uphill battle, especially if ...

02-May-2020  |   Cosmetic
Cosmetic Label Elements: What to know before Importing to India?

The Indian Cosmetic Industry includes skincare, hair care, fragrances, and or...

14-May-2020  |   Cosmetic
Import of Cosmetics: Cosmetic Categorization and Form 43 application

India has a booming market for cosmetic and personal care products. To discer...

04-Jun-2020  |   Cosmetic
Things to Know about Label Claims before Considering a Product as Cosmetic

Worldwide growth of the economy, changes in lifestyles, and rising demands of...

14-Jun-2020  |   Cosmetic
Labeling and Stickering Requirements for Cosmetics in India

Marketing a cosmetic or personal care product requires proper labeling. Label...

02-Jul-2020  |   Cosmetic
Cosmetic Product Categorization: How to differentiate a Product as Cosmetic or Drug?

The regulation of cosmetic products in India is in the development stage whil...

15-Jul-2020  |   Cosmetic
Which Documents do you need to gather for fresh Cosmetic Registration in India?

Cosmetic is a very lucrative segment, and various players are investing looki...

06-Aug-2020  |   Cosmetic
Things to know about Regulatory Restricted Ingredients in Cosmetics

All over the world, different countries and regions regulate cosmetics under ...

16-Aug-2020  |   Cosmetic
Cosmetic Registration in India: What is the difference between Legal and Actual Manufacturer?

The cosmetics market share has been increasing exponentially globally. Cosmet...

05-Sep-2020  |   Cosmetic
How do I get Certificate of Analysis for my cosmetic product?

The demand for the cosmetic industry is growing day by day. Both Indian and I...

20-Sep-2020  |   Cosmetic
Octocrylene: UV Filter and its Safety Review

Recently questions are pouring in the media regarding the debatable efficienc...

05-Oct-2020  |   Cosmetic
Manufacturing License For Cosmetics In India

In India, the market of cosmetics is growing at an accelerating rate. The dem...

13-Oct-2020  |   Cosmetic
Importing Bulk Raw Materials Of Cosmetics In India

The Indian cosmetics industry is emerging as immense growth potential, almost...

04-Nov-2020  |   Cosmetic  |   Regulation
Cosmetic Registration In India: Payment Process of Government Fee

The cosmetic registration process needs strategic planning and a review of th...

17-Nov-2020  |   Cosmetic
Safety of Zinc Pyrithione For Hair Care Products

Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT) is a widely popular cosmetic ingredient and used in the...

10-Dec-2020  |   Cosmetic
Import Of Cosmetics For Research And Non-Commercial Purposes In India.

Rapid change in lifestyle and rise of purchasing power in India are leading t...

22-Dec-2020  |   Cosmetic
Regulatory Prohibition Of Hexachlorophene For Use In Cosmetic Formulations

Different countries and regions worldwide regulate cosmetics under different ...

12-Jan-2021  |   Cosmetic
Government of India Bans use of Hydroquinone in Cosmetic Products

Hydroquinone is popular for its skin-lightening properties in cosmetic market...

11-Mar-2021  |   Cosmetic
Notification for relaxation of submitting documents related to cosmetics in COVID-19 pandemic

It wasn’t until 2020 that COVID-19 became an important factor of import in th...

06-Apr-2021  |   Cosmetic
Facts About New Cosmetic Rules, 2020

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with its notification, has publish...