The EuroCham Cosmetics WG held an online meeting with Cosmetics Europe on October 26th to discuss and exchange inputs about the Halal regulation in Indonesia.
The meeting was attended by the Head of Cosmetic WG, Uti Maharani (Unilever), Deputy Head of Cosmetic WG Riva Dwitya Akhmad (L'Oréal), Tono Prayitno (Unilever), Eka Karningsih (Oriflame); as well as Yu-Lun and Christian Cayaba as representatives from Cosmetics Europe.
On October 26th, EuroCham secretariat, alongside several EuroCham Retail members, attended an online Public Hearing on Mandatory Technical Specifications on Ready-made Clothing at the Ministry of Industry.
The ministry is still in the planning stage to introduce new mandatory standardization within the scope of industry standardization through Minister of Industry Regulation No. 45 in 2022. This is with the intention of enhancing consumer protection and establishing standardized requirements for the clothing industry. While the Ministry is still in the process of releasing the third draft, included in the regulation are Technical Specifications (ST) for Apparel, encompassing factors such as thread slip resistance, the strength of knitted seam stitching, pH levels, and flame resistance.