Taiwan’s prohibition list of substances for use in cosmetics has been updated and will come into effect on July 1, 2022.
On April 27, 2022, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) announced it was updating its list of substances prohibited from use in cosmetics. The new prohibition list of substances will be effective on July 1, 2022.
In the update, there are four new entries.
|Changes||Ref. No.||Chemical name/INN||CAS No.||Requirement|
|New||647'||Alanroot oil (Inula helenium L.)||97676-35-2||Ban|
|New||648'||Rauwolfia serpentina L., alkaloids and their salts||90106-13-1||Ban|
|New||649'||Yohimbine and its salts||146-48-5||Ban|
|New||650'||Tripterygium wilfordii Hook.f.||-||Ban|
The following two entries have also been removed due to duplication in the prohibition list. Stakeholders should be aware the prohibition on these two kinds of substances remains valid.
|Changes||Ref.No||Chemical name/INN||CAS No.|
|Removed||572||Beryllium and its compounds||7440-41-7|
Cosmetic players must check if their existing formulations, and formulations in development, contain any of the four newly prohibited substances.
Cosmetics & Hygiene - Technical Services Manager