No. S 656
Health Products Act
Health Products
(Cosmetic Products — Import for
Re-export and Manufacture for Export)
Regulations 2019
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 72 of the Health Products Act, the Health Sciences Authority, with the approval of the Minister for Health, makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the Health Products (Cosmetic Products — Import for Re‑export and Manufacture for Export) Regulations 2019 and come into operation on 1 January 2020.
Definition and application
2.—(1)  In these Regulations, “cosmetic product” has the meaning given in the second column of item 2 of the First Schedule to the Act.
(2)  These Regulations apply to a cosmetic product that is —
(a)imported into Singapore solely for re‑export; or
(b)manufactured in Singapore solely for export.
Mercury content of cosmetic products
3.—(1)  A cosmetic product, other than a cosmetic product specified in the first column of Part 1 of the Schedule, must not contain mercury or any compound of mercury in excess of one part per million by weight.
(2)  A cosmetic product specified in the first column of Part 1 of the Schedule must not contain as a preservative any compound of mercury specified opposite in the second column in excess of the limit specified opposite in the third column.
(3)  A cosmetic product that does not comply with paragraph (1) or (2) is an unwholesome cosmetic product for the purposes of section 2(2)(d)(iv) of the Act.
Made on 5 September 2019.
Health Sciences Authority,
[HSA/Legal/2019:20; AG/LEGIS/SL/122D/2015/19 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 72(5) of the Health Products Act).