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CDSCO to regulate Adhesives for fixing wigs, scalp cleansing products, artificial nails system, invites comments


CDSCO to regulate Adhesives for fixing wigs, scalp cleansing products, artificial nails system, invites comments

With regard to artificial nails, it has been decided by CDSCO to incorporate a new category named ‘Artificial Nail Systems” in column 3 of the Guidelines for Import of Cosmetics, in order to follow the requirements of Bureau of Indian Standards.

New Delhi: Through a recent notification, the nodal authority, Central Standard Drug Control Organization (CDSCO) has invited stakeholder’s comments, as it is taking steps to regulate products like adhesives for fixing wigs on scalp or hair; products which are used for the cleansing scalp; artificial nail systems, as Cosmetic.

In view of the above, all the stakeholders are asked to submit their comments on the matter on email to dci@nic.in within 30 days from November 4 2019.

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This comes after CDSCO received applications for grant of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for import of products like adhesives for fixing wigs on scalp or hair products for cleansing scalp and artificial nail systems.

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The apex body deliberated the matter in the light of documents submitted by the various applicants and has come to the conclusion that all the aforementioned products are covered under the definition of Cosmetic as per Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.

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The products like adhesives which are used for fixing wigs on scalp/hair and the products which are to be used for cleansing scalp will be considered under the category named “Products for Temporary Hairs” which is already mentioned in column 3 of the Guidelines for Import of Cosmetics.

With regard to artificial nails, it has been decided to incorporate a new category named ‘Artificial Nail Systems” in column 3 of the Guidelines for Import of Cosmetics, in order to follow the requirements of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) IS 4707 (Part I & Part 2) since requirements of Artificial Nail Systems is already prescribed in IS 4707 (Part 2): 2017

In view of the above, all stakeholders are directed to submit their comments on the subject matter.

Also Read: Regulation of OTC drugs: CDSCO to soon amend Schedule K of Drugs and Cosmetics Act


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