Cosmetics although a substantial industry has been regulated thus far alongside drugs under the provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetic Act, 1940. With a huge range of international brands and booming domestic cosmetic production, it became inevitable for the regulator to streamline the regulatory process and procedures separately for cosmetic industry.

The Cosmetic Rules, 2020, issued by the government under the provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetic Act is the first step for streamlining the processes dedicated to cosmetics.

Watch Ritika succinctly explaining the objective of these rules and when do the rules become effective and how they affect the validity of approval’s/licenses issued prior to the new rules becoming effective.

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