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  1. Registration and coffee

  2. Event welcome


    Sok-Han Ng Sok-Han Ng
    Senior Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Enhesa Product
  3. SESSION ONE: General developments in ASEAN
  4. General developments in ASEAN / updates to the ASEAN cosmetics regulation

    Dr Kenkichi Fujii Dr Kenkichi Fujii
    Research Fellow and Director, Regulatory Science, Kao Corporation
  5. Cosmetic safety assessment in ASEAN and global

    • How to assess your cosmetic product safety; 
    • Preservatives, sunscreen, colorant, impurity, etc – current perspectives; and 
    • ASEAN cosmetic directive and cosmetic safety framework in ASEAN. 
    Bhashkar Mukerji Bhashkar Mukerji
    Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Product Safety, F&B APAC, Givaudan Singapore Pte. Ltd.
  6. Cosmetic raw materials and global chemical product stewardship – beyond SAICM to 2030.

    • Chemical risk assessment and risk management in supply chain;
    • Circularity, recycle and sustainable use – current perspectives; and 
    • Chemicals in cosmetic products, safety framework in ASEAN. 
    Dr Kenkichi Fujii Dr Kenkichi Fujii
    Research Fellow and Director, Regulatory Science, Kao Corporation
  7. Q&A session

  8. Refreshment break

  10. South Korea's cosmetic framework

    • Korean cosmetic market;
    • Outline of cosmetic regulations;
    • Types of cosmetic business;
    • Cosmetics registration;
    • Ingredient registration with KCID; and 
    • Labelling and advertisement.
    Junho Lee Junho Lee
    Director, CIRS Group Korea, South Korea
  11. Updates to China's regulatory framework for cosmetics

    • CSAR: Risk-based Management;
    • New Challenges and Opportunities under CSAR; and
    • An Alternative Marketing Approach: Cross-border E-commerce (CBEC).
    Yin Dai Yin Dai
    Associate, Keller and Heckman LLP Shanghai Representative Office
  12. Cosmetic ingredient transparency in China

    • Type of cosmetic ingredients in China;
    • Regulatory requirements of used cosmetic ingredients by NMPA; and
    • Regulatory requirements of new cosmetic ingredients by NMPA.
    April Guo, DCST April Guo, DCST
    General Manager of Personal and Home Care Division, CIRS Group China
  13. Q&A session

  14. Lunch and networking

  15. Chemical Watch platform demonstration

  16. Welcome back


    Sok-Han Ng Sok-Han Ng
    Senior Regulatory and Compliance Analyst, Enhesa Product
  17. India's cosmetic framework

    • Cosmetic rules 2020 and its implication to cosmetic management in India;
    • Registration procedure and timeline and required documents;
    • Labelling requirements, fee structure and penalties;
    • BIS certificates requirement for cosmetic raw materials; and
    • Compliance strategies.
    Drashti Patel Drashti Patel
    Regulatory Manager, Global Product Compliance (GPC)
  18. Taiwan cosmetics regulations

    • Cosmetic material under Taiwan chemical management;
    • Regulations overview and update of cosmetic material & product; and
    • Regulatory strategy and insight.
    Ken Liu Ken Liu
    Associate Partner, ERM Taiwan
  19. Changes to the New Zealand cosmetics regulation

    • Cosmetics regulation in New Zealand;
    • Proposed changes to the regulations; and
    • Next steps in the process.
    Dr Shaun Presow Dr Shaun Presow
    Manager Hazardous Substances Reassessments, Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), New Zealand
  20. Q&A session

  21. Refreshment break

  23. Halal certification requirements in ASEAN

    • Latest developments in halal regulations / standards across ASEAN;
    • Common halal certification requirements in ASEAN; and
    • Key challenges in fulfilling the requirements for halal certification.
    Hamidah Minhaj Hamidah Minhaj
    Director of Global Regulatory Affairs - Asia Pacific, Colgate-Palmolive
  24. Mandatory halal certification in Indonesia

    • Halal laws and regulations;
    • Implementation timeline; and
    • Halal certification process
    Ira A. Eddymurthy Ira A. Eddymurthy
    Senior Partner, SSEK Law Firm, Indonesia
  25. Q&A session

  26. Close of conference