Loading...
en
Intertek

Exporting/Importing Cosmetic Products to Saudi Arabia - additional prohibitions and restrictions on ingredients announced by SFDA

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) have recently released circulars concerning the following restrictions.

SFDA Circular Summaries:

SFDA 8350/1441/3/9
(07/11/2019)

  • Restriction of the use of "Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein" by limiting its maximum molecular weight to 3.5 KDa for use in a Cosmetic Product.
  • Prohibition of importation or manufacture of any products non-compliant with this circular from the date of publication. Products already on the market have until 1442/6/1 (14/01/2021) to comply.

SFDA 8356/1441/3/9
(07/11/2019)

  • Prohibition of the use of "Formaldehyde" and "Methylene Glycol" in all Cosmetic Products.
  • Prohibition of importation or manufacture of any products that do not comply with this circular from the date of publication. Products already on the market have until 1441/9/1 (23/04/2020) to comply.

SFDA 8356/1441/3/9
(07/11/2019)

  • Given the misleading nature of this claim and considering that it is not in compliance with GSO 2528/2016 Standard requirements, all Manufacturers are instructed not to use the claim "Tahara" on the label of Cosmetic Products containing musk.
  • All cosmetic products containing musk and bearing the above claim placed on the KSA marketplace will be considered non-compliant from 1441/9/1 (23/04/2020) and will be dealt with according to the provisions of the Standard on Cosmetic Products issued by Royal Decree No. 49 published on 1436/6/18 (07/04/2015).

Exporters and Importers trading in Cosmetics and Perfumery Products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) need to comply with the requirements of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) in order to clear their Cosmetics and Perfumery Consignments at the KSA Customs upon its arrival at KSA Ports and Borders.

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority has appointed Intertek as one of the approved service providers since 2011 and is authorized to issue the mandatory Certificate of Conformity which is required for KSA Customs Clearance.

出口至沙特指南
业务资源中心