On July 31, Zhejiang MPA issued an announcement on cancelling the filing of general cosmetics without submitting the 2023 annual report, the details are as follows:
According to the Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR), Provisions for Registration and Filing of Cosmetics, NMPA Announcement on Issues about Implementing the Rules for Registration and Notification Dossiers of Cosmetics (No.35, 2021), the general cosmetic filers shall submit an annual report of general cosmetics for a period of one year through the Information Service Platform for Registration and Filing of Cosmetics between January 1st and March 31st each year. For products that did not complete the 2023 annual report as required by March 31, 2023, rectification is required to be completed by June 30, 2023.
According to Article 18 of the CSAR, Article 37 and 59 of the Provisions for Registration and Filing of Cosmetics, NMPA Announcement on Issues about Implementing the Rules for Registration and Notification Dossiers of Cosmetics (No.35, 2021), and other regulations, general cosmetics that fail to submit the required annual report will result in cancellation of filing. (See Annex Ⅰ, Annex Ⅱ for cancellation list)
General cosmetic filers who have objections to the cancellation of the filing of products, should within 15 working days after the release of this announcement (July 31), bring the valid registration proof of market entities ("business license", etc.), the ID card of the legal representative or main responsible person (if a non-legal representative or main responsible person, a power of attorney and trustee ID card should be provided), and the "Letter of Statement and Averment for Cancelling Filing of General Cosmetics" (see Annex Ⅲ) to the center for drug and cosmetic evaluation of Zhejiang MPA for statement and appeal. If no statement is made within the deadline or if the statement is not accepted after review, the relevant general cosmetics will be cancelled from filing.
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