Korea to Amend Standards and Testing Methods of Functional Cosmetics
Takehome: Several testing methods for active ingredients in functional cosmetics are newly added and modified.
On Dec 3, 2018, Korean MFDS released an announcement amending Standards and Testing Methods of Functional Cosmetics. Public consultation will last until Dec 24, 2018. The amendments are as follows:
- The quantitative method of single functional cosmetics using Niacinamide or Adenosine as active ingredients is modified, making it consistent with the quantitative method of the dual functional cosmetics.
- Five new testing methods for Dexpanthenol, Aminopropanol,l-menthol, Zinc Pyrithione, and Zinc Pyrithione Solution (50%) in alleviating hair loss cosmetics are added.
- Two new testing methods for Phenyl Methyl Pyrazolone, Sodium Persulfate and Ammonium Persulfate and Potassium Perosulfate Powder in hair dyeing and hair decolorant products are added.
- The testing method for Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 50 % in hair dyeing and hair decolorant products is modified.
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