On July 01, 2016, the Government issued the Decree No. 93/2016/ND-CP providing for conditions for manufacture of cosmetic products, within that, the manufacture of cosmetic products must have a cosmetic manufacturer must be established under the law; and have obtained a Certificate of eligibility for cosmetic manufacturing.
A cosmetic manufacturer may be qualified to apply for a Certificate of eligibility for cosmetic manufacturing if it satisfies all conditions on personnel and infrastructure. Personnel requirement: The production manager must have professional knowledge about one of the following majors: Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or other relevant majors in order to meet job requirements and Infrastructure requirement: its location, area, workshop and equipment must meet requirements on the production line and types of cosmetic products which will be produced by that manufacturer as described in the application dossier for Certificate of eligibility for cosmetic manufacturing; raw materials, packaging materials and finished products stores must ensure the separation between raw materials, and packaging materials, and finished products, and have separate areas for storing flammable and explosive matters, highly toxic substances, discharged or recalled or returned materials or products.
Besides, its quality management system must satisfy the requirements such as raw materials and auxiliary materials used to manufacture cosmetic products must meet quality standards adopted by the manufacturer; the water used in the production of cosmetic products must comply with the national technical regulations on drinking water quality promulgated by Minister of Health; the quality standards of semi-finished products used in the production must meet the manufacturer’s ones; the production process must be available for each type of cosmetic products;…documentation system must be available.
This Decree takes effect on July 01, 2016.
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