Cosmetic Newsletter

 Standard Draft  / Date of Publishing: 29/12/2021

Affected region: Morocco

Morocco Cosmetic Drafts

The following cosmetic drafts have been issued by IMANOR:

PNM ISO 17516 Cosmetics - Microbiology - Microbiological limits 
PNM ISO 16128-1 Cosmetics - Guidelines on technical definitions and Criteria for Natural and Organic Cosmetic and Natural and Organic Cosmetic Products - Part 1: Definitions of Ingredients
PNM ISO 16128-2 Cosmetics - Guidelines on technical definitions and Criteria for Natural and Organic Cosmetic Ingredients and Organic Cosmetic Products - Part 2: Criteria for Ingredients and Products

Deadline for Comments: 03/02/2022

 Decree  / Date of Publishing: 20/12/2021

Affected region: Oman

Considering a Gulf Technical Regulation as a Binding Omani Regulation

The Gulf Standard No. (GSO 1943) regarding Cosmetic Products – Safety Requirements of Cosmetics and Personal Care Products, a binding Omani Technical Regulation.

 Circular  / Date of Publishing: 29/12/2021

Affected region: KSA

The Launch of the Fasah Cosmetics Platform

The service for submitting clearing requests for consignments of cosmetic products has been activated through the Authority’s (Fasah) platform from 15/11/2021, and all importers must submit clearance requests and the required documents through the system in conjunction with submitting them in the fasah.sa platform until the completion of the connection between the two systems We stress the need to adhere to submitting certificates of conformity issued through the system as described in the circular referred to above.

 Circular  / Date of Publishing: 29/12/2021

Affected region: KSA

Adding Substances to the List of Prohibited Substances in Cosmetic Products

All substances listed in the table attached to this circular shall be added to Annex (2) the list of substances prohibited for use in cosmetic products from the Technical Regulations Safety requirements for cosmetic and personal care products SFDA.CO GSO 1943:2016.

16/Sep/2021

 Notification  / Date of Publishing: 02/09/2021

Affected region:  Egypt

Ministerial Decree No. 221/2021 Mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 5884-1 for "Cosmetics – Oils Part 1: Individual Oils for Direct Use"

 Standard  / Date of Publishing: 06/09/2021

Affected region:  Palestine

TR 94:2021 - Personal Protection Equipment

 Standard  / Date of Publishing: 02/09/2021

Affected region:  GCC

New GSO Standard: GSO EN 14683:2021 Medical Face Masks - Requirements And Test Methods

25/July/2021

 Draft Standard  / Date of Publishing: 08/07/2021
Affected region:  GCC

Cosmetic products – Technical Regulation of Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Claims

Deadline for Comments:  05/09/2021

 Standard / Date of Publishing: 25/07/2021
Affected region:  Iraq

IQS 5154 Glycerin Soap

 Decree /  Date of Publishing: 06/07/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Saudi Arabia has amended its Rules on Imports from other GCC Countries, Excluding Goods made in Free Zones or with israeli Inputs.

 Standard  / Date of Publishing: 25/07/2021
Affected region:  GCC

New GSO Standards

14/July/2021

 Guideline / Date of Publishing: 21/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Guidance on Approval Requirements for Medical Devices Advertising

 Guideline / Date of Publishing: 22/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Guide to the requirements for storage, transportation, and handling of medical devices and products

 Guideline / Date of Publishing: 22/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Requirements and documents required to release cosmetic products through customs ports

 Guideline  / Date of Publishing: 22/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Guide to procedures for transparency and disclosure of financial support provided by medical and food companies

 Guideline / Date of Publishing: 21/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Miswak Organizing Guide

14/June/2021

 Guideline  / Date of Publishing: 08/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

SFDA Guideline: Regulations and Requirements for the Clearance of Medicines, Pharmaceutical Products, Medical Devices, and Food Products that Arrive for Pilgrims Use

 Guideline  / Date of Publishing: 08/06/2021
Affected region:  KSA

Guidance on Approval Requirements for Medical Devices Advertising

 Draft Standard  / Date of Publishing: 08/06/2021
Affected region:  Egypt

ES 3863 Diapers for Children and Adults

 Draft Standard  / Date of Publishing: 08/06/2021
Affected region:  Egypt

ES 4160 Wet Wipes

Deadline for Comments:  06/08/2021

 Draft Standard  / Date of Publishing: 08/06/2021
Affected region:  Egypt

ES 3862 Ladies Sanitary Napkins

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