Vietnam cosmetic regulations are compatible with the ASEAN cosmetic regulations.
On September 2nd 2003, on behalf of the Government of Vietnam, the Vietnam Minister of Trade and Commerce signed an agreement on the ASEAN harmonized Cosmetic Regulatory Scheme, in which, the terms specified in the agreement is fully implemented since January 1st, 2008.
The agreement aims to unify cosmetic management in the ASEAN countries, and is toward a common market of ASEAN, strengthen cooperation between member States in ensuring safety, quality and beneficial feature of all cosmetic products on the ASEAN market and remove the restrictions on the cosmetic business between member States through the harmonization of technical regulations.
The agreement on the ASEAN Harmonized cosmetic regulatory scheme is considered a cosmetic treaty representing the unity of regulations on management of cosmetic member countries of the agreement. Being a member of the agreement, Vietnam cosmetic regulations are compatible with the ASEAN cosmetic regulations.
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