Indonesia Indonesia amends regulated substances for cosmetic ingredients

Adding provision on nanomaterials

Indonesia amends regulated substances for cosmetic ingredients

On July 27, 2022, the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM) of Indonesia promulgated BPOM Regulation No.17 of 2022 amending part of BPOM Regulation No.23 of 2019 on Technical Requirements for Cosmetic Ingredients (hereinafter referred to as this Regulation). Under this Regulation, in addition to the amendment of regulated substances to reflect the latest ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD), a new provision, Article 9A, which requires the submission of safety data for nanomaterials, was added.

This Regulation went into effect upon promulgation, but business operators who have already obtained a cosmetics notification number will be provided with a 24-month grace period.


Amendments to the list of regulated substances

Author / Responsibility

AOKI Kenji

Senior Consultant, EnviX Ltd.
General Director, E&H Consulting Co., Ltd.

Business Performance

Expertise in EHS (environment, health and safety) consulting in ASEAN region.
- Environmental regulations updating
- Chemical regulations consulting


MSc in Earth Science, The University of Tokyo

AOKI Kenji