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SFDA, CE Sign MOU in the Field of Cosmetics Regulation and Safety

2023-06-14

Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the European professional association Cosmetics Europe (CE) in order to strengthen the ways of collaboration and communication in the field of cosmetics regulation and safety.

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SFDA, HPRA Discuss Areas of Future Cooperation

2023-05-08

His Excellency the CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority(SFDA), Dr. Hisham bin Saad Aljadhey, and his accompanying delegation met today, Monday, with the CEO of the Irish Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), Dr. Lorraine Nolan.

This visit comes on the sidelines of SFDA official participation at the 4th meeting of the International Heads of Food Agencies Forum (IHFAF) taking place this year in Ireland.  

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SFDA Detects Food and Cosmetic Products in Two Violating Warehouses in Jeddah and Tabuk

2023-01-31

Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) detected more than 750,000 packages of cosmetics and 23,400 kg of food products in two unlicensed warehouses in Jeddah and Tabuk.

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Guidelines on Reporting Undesirable Effects, Recalls & Manufacturing Errors of Cosmetics

2022-08-08
Guidelines on Reporting Undesirable Effects, Recalls & Manufacturing Errors of Cosmetics
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SFDA Warns Against Make-Up Toy Kit Containing Antimony

Warning Date
    2022-06-09
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SFDA Warns Against Make-Up Toy Kit Containing Antimony

2022-06-09

The Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) issued a warning against a makeup toy kit due to containing high level of “antimony”, which exceeded the  permissible limit as an impurity according to the safety requirements of cosmetics and personal care products regulations NO. SFDA.CO/GSO 1943, as well as the product is not notified  in the Electronic System of Cosmetic Product notification (eCosma).

  • To report sector-related issues

  • Call Centre 19999


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Lists of prohibited and restricted cosmetic ingredients colourants preservatives and UV filters

2023-12-24
Lists of prohibited and restricted cosmetic ingredients colourants preservatives and UV filters
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AL-ETHMED EYELINER

Warning Date
    2022-03-17
Warning Reason
Correction Actions
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SFDA Warns Against Eye Care Products for Containing High level of Lead

2022-03-17

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has warned against two eye care products, black and red AL-ETHMED EYELINER, because they contain a high level of lead, which exceeded the permissible limit as an impurity.

  • To report sector-related issues

  • Call Centre 19999


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SFDA Warns Consumers against using two Makeup Products due to Contain High Levels of Lead and Arsenic

Warning Date
    2021-09-27
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“SFDA” Warns Consumers against using two Makeup Products due to Contain High Levels of Lead and Arsenic

2021-09-27

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) issued warning against the use of two "blush" makeup products as they contain high level of lead and arsenic, which exceeded the acceptable impurity limits according to the safety requirements of cosmetics and personal care products regulations NO. SFDA.CO/GSO 1943:2016. 
Noting, exposure to high level of these substances may cause health risks to the consumer.
Products details are as follow:
•  "Nitrq Beauty 4 colors blusher 01", with an expiration date of 06/2024

  • To report sector-related issues

  • Call Centre 19999


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Investor Guideline for Issuing a License for Pharmaceutical, Herbal and Cosmetic Products Warehouse

2019-06-04
Investor Guideline for Issuing a License for Pharmaceutical, Herbal and Cosmetic Products Warehouse
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