China CFDA Revised Requirements for Infant Formula Registration Dossiers

June 06 2017

On May 25, 2017, China CFDA announced the revision of “Items and Requirements of Application Materials for Registration of Infants and Young Children Milk Powder Formula Recipes (Trial)” and “Technical Guidance for Labeling of Infant Formula Recipe Registration”. The revision simplified the requirements for the application dossiers of registration for infant formula from both domestic and overseas enterprises.

Although major international and Chinese domestic brands will benefit from revision, the workload and cost for material preparation is substantial for registered enterprises, In addition, the requirement on completion of the application of registration before the 1st January 2018 adds a lot pressure on baby formula enterprises.
The original link and detailed documentation of both announcements can be found in the following links.

http://www.sda.gov.cn/WS01/CL0087/173062.html

http://www.sda.gov.cn/WS01/CL0087/173060.html