China China publishes regulations on toothpaste products

Notification required for new toothpaste ingredients

China publishes regulations on toothpaste products

On March 16, 2023, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation released regulations on toothpaste products, which will come into effect Dec. 1, 2023.

Although toothpaste is not considered a cosmetic in the Regulations on Cosmetics1 — a set of national regulations that took effect Jan. 1, 2021 — toothpaste is currently regulated by the provisions on general cosmetics in the Regulations on Cosmetics as stipulated by a supplementary provision in the same regulations.

Author / Responsibility

LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

Business Performance

worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.


MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University