HONDURAS: EXEMPTION FROM RENEWAL, MODIFICATION AND NEW SANITARY REGISTRY FOR ABSORBENT COSMETIC PRODUCTS.

octubre 2022

As of September 12, 2022, all those who manufacture, import or market absorbent personal hygiene cosmetic products such as sanitary napkins, tampons, panty liners, disposable diapers, wet wipes, swabs for personal cleaning, sanitary paper, cotton and towels make-up removers, are exempt from the renewal, modification and obtaining of sanitary registration in Honduras; This is because it has been considered that these products represent a low risk to human health.

The Health Regulation Agency (ARSA) has released this important news through statement C-004-ARSA-2022; however, the exemption from renewal, modification and sanitary registration for these products is in force, it will have to be requested so that the competent authority expressly, through an administrative process, certifies and authorizes the benefit in favor of the petitioner.

Yadira Maradiaga / Óscar Álvarez

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