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Analysis of Cosmetic Labeling Compliance (10)

This article mainly analyzes the contents that are prohibited from being marked or claimed on cosmetic labels.


According to the Measures for the Administration of Cosmetics Labels, cosmetics labels are prohibited from marking or claiming in the following ways:


1. Use medical terms, names of medical celebrities, words describing medical effects, names of approved drugs, and words that express or imply that the product has medical effects. Like "修复受损皮肤(repair injured skin)";


2. Use false, exaggerated, absolute words to make false or misleading descriptions;


3. Use trademarks, patterns, font color and size, color difference, homophonic or suggestive words, letters, Chinese Pinyin, numbers, symbols, etc. to imply medical effects or make false claims;


4. Mislead consumers with terms, and fabrication concepts that are not yet widely accepted by the scientific community. Like "干细胞化妆品(stem cell cosmetics)";


5. Mislead consumers by fabricating false information or devaluing other legal products. Like "无硅油,零添加(no silicone oil, zero addition)";


6. Mislead consumers by using fictitious, forged, or unverifiable scientific research results, statistical data, survey results, abstracts, quotations, and other information. Like "不能提供正式充分的证明资料的情况(Fail to provide formal and sufficient supporting materials)";


7. Imply efficacy that the product does not actually have or is not allowed to claim by claiming the function of the ingredients used;


8. Use labels, awards, etc. that have not been confirmed by relevant industry authorities to make safety and efficacy claims of cosmetics;


9. Use the names and images of state organs, public institutions, medical institutions, public welfare institutions, and other units, their staff, and hired experts as proofs or recommendations. Like "中国知名品牌,国家合格评定质量信得过产品(well-known brand in China, national conformity assessment quality trustworthy product)";


10. Assertions or guarantees of efficacy or safety. Like "100%安全(100% safety)";


11. Vulgar, feudal superstition, or other contents that violates social order and good customs;


12. Other contents that are prohibited by laws, administrative regulations, and compulsory national standards for cosmetics.


Attention: If an innovative term has not been widely used in the cosmetic industry, and is not easy for consumers to understand, but is not prohibited to labeled, its meaning shall be explained in the adjacent positions.

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