On April 7, 2022, Shanghai MPA issued a notice on matters related to the annual report of general cosmetic notification (No.7, 2022), the notice details are as follows:
1. According to Article 37(1) of the Provisions for Registration and Filing of Cosmetics and NMPA Announcement on Issues about Implementing the Rules for Registration and Notification Dossiers of Cosmetics, as of January 1, 2022, an annual reporting system shall be implemented for the general cosmetics that completed filing through the original and new platforms. The filing persons shall submit the annual report of general cosmetics that have completed filing for a full year through the new platform from January 1 to March 31 every year.
2. If the annual report is not submitted as required prior to March 31, 2022, the drug regulatory department responsible for the filing administration shall order corrections in accordance with the relevant regulations, and the filing persons shall make corrections prior to June 30, 2022. Those who fail to make corrections within the specified timeline shall be dealt with in accordance with the relevant laws. If corrections cannot be made within the specified timeline, a written statement with corresponding supporting materials shall be submitted.
3. According to Article 37(2) of the Provisions, if the products that have completed filing are no longer produced or imported, the filing person shall promptly report to the drug regulatory department responsible for the filing administration for cancelling the filing. If products that fail to submit the annual report are no longer produced or imported, the filing person shall promptly apply for cancellation of the filing during the above correction period. The listed products whose filing persons take the initiative to apply for cancellation of the filing can be sold before the expiration date of the shelf life.
4. The enterprise that has not applied for opening the user rights on the new registration and filing platform can submit a written application for cancellation of product filing with the official seal of the enterprise to the local Department of Administration for Market Regulation. During the period of epidemic prevention and control, you can upload scanned copies of relevant application materials by email, and the paper application materials shall be supplemented by post and other means after the local impact of the epidemic is eliminated.