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28 Apr 2017

ACA Conference 2017

ACA Conference 2017, themed “Key Trends and Their Impacts on the ASEAN Cosmetics Business” will be held on the 28 April 2017, Bangkok, Thailand. The objective of this conference is to provide leaders, managers and executives in the cosmetics business with updated information on key trends and impacts on the changing environment in which they operate. It will also give all participants the opportunity to network, share their experiences and identify challenges and opportunities to shape the future of the cosmetics industry.

At the conference, you will get to learn from :

– Amb. Krisda Piampongsant, Advisor, Board of Trade of Thailand, RCEP Negotiation and Implications for the Cosmetics Industry
– Dr Alain Khaiat, President of CTFAS and Chairman ISO TC 217, cosmetics, Promoting ISO Standard for Cosmetic Regulatory Harmonisation
– Dr Boonkiet Chokwatana, Executive Chairman I.C.C. International, Public Company Limited, Trends in ASEAN Cosmetic Markets
– Ms. Nathalie Gerschtein Keraudy, Managing Director, L’Oreal (Thailand) Ltd, Sustainability as part of a growth strategy for cosmetics industry
– Ms. Jutapat Boonvongsakorn, Managing Director, Procter & Gamble Manufacturing (Thailand) LTD., View of foreign investors in consumer goods business in Thailand
– Dr. Neil Gains, Tapestry Works Singapore, Understanding Muslim Beauty, the Endless Growing Opportunity
– Mr. Lingga Setiawan, Minister Counsellor, The Embassy of The Republic of Indonesia, Investment Policy and Opportunity for Foreign Investors in Indonesia
– Mr. Noriyuki Tanaka, Technical Director – Skin Care, Kao Consumer Products (Southeast Asia) Co., Ltd., Innovative skin cleansing technology
– Mr.Takahiro Matsushita, Overseas Section Manager, Maruzen Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., Growth of Herbal and natural Cosmetic ingredients
and many more.

CTFAS members will enjoyed a special rate of USD160.
Sign up before 31 March 2017 to enjoy the Early Bird Discount.

To register email to


17 Sep 2016

CTFAS Letter to Straits Time Sept 2016

CTFAS is the only Cosmetic Association in Singapore, it regroups industry companies small and big who share the objective of promoting safe, quality products accepted by consumers. We were awarded the “Excellent Partnership Award” by HSA the Health Sciences Authority of Singapore.


27 Feb 2015

FLA and Purple Clay Consulting is organizing a branding development workshop

– The Balancing Act of Building A Franchise Brand

Date- 27th Feb, Friday 2015
Location – The 3rd Space @ 18 Cross St, #B1-05 Time – 1pm – 5pm (Followed by
Networking Cocktails)
Fee: $30 (Members) – $60 (Non-Members)

Please RSVP by 17th Feb

For more details, please visit Click Here.

29 Oct 2015

CTFAS Annual Workshop 2015: ASEAN Cosmetics – Natural And Organic Market

Is Organic the Best?

The Straits Time, 12 November 2015, Thursday

Read more about the trends of the organic market from the speakers. Click to read more

Highlight of the workshop

Mr. Pang Tit Keong, Deputy Director of Health Science Authority (HSA), Cosmetics Control Unit (CCU) will be presenting the recent updates of Cosmetics Products Regulations in Singapore.

Dr. Alain Khaiat, CTFAS President and also the Chair of the ISO Cosmetic Committee will highlight other ASEAN news, present the ISO work on cosmetics as well as ASEAN post market reports on Product Information File (PIF) and labeling non-compliance tools useful to note when applying for registration licenses to export to ASEAN neighbors.

Dr. Liping Wu will share with us China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA)’s new regulation updates. This will cover laws and regulations pertaining to imported cosmetics by General Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ).

The highlight of this year’s CTFAS workshop is on Natural and Organic Cosmetics, the global growth trends:

Ms. Florence Bernardin will be flying in from France to inspire market trends and brands on new product trends from sleeping masks to BB/CC creams, TCM ingredients, mist & jelly textures, new massaging and device tools, inner care and scalp care …

Mr. Amarjit Sahota, President of Organic Monitor, London will be sharing the overview of the natural and organic market and giving you heads up about the forthcoming trends

With such a great choice of natural and organic ingredients available, are they really what they claim to be? Guest speaker, Mr. Danilo Lambino, President of Formulae 8 in Sydney, has been specially invited to share the realities and pitfalls of using natural and organic ingredients from actives and preservatives to oils and fragrances. This day is a MUST for formulators and decision makers. From the marketing and consumer points of view, how can ingredient labels validate marketing claims.

Read more

5 May 2015

ACA Cosmetics Leaders Forum 2015

Venue :Borobodur Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia.

Please click here to download brochure or visit to register for the event.

19 Nov 2015

ICIS Asian Surfactants Conference 2015

For more details, please visit

24 Sep 2015

Beyond Beauty ASEAN 2015

For more details, please visit

30 Apr 2015

BeautyEurasia 2015

For more details, please visit


10 Nov 2014

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit


15 May 2013

The Personal Care Summit- 15 & 16 May 2013, Bangkok

The Personal Care Summit- 15 & 16 May 2013, Bangkok

A 2-Day conference that focuses on the strategies to deliver sustainability and minimize costs in the Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry-PCS PR . For more details about the conference, please visit:


14 Dec 2011

In-Cosmetics Asia

BITEC, Bangkok Thailand

13 Dec 2011

Recent Media News on the Dangers of Nano-sized Zinc Oxide in Sunscreens

14 Nov 2011

Beauty Rendez-Vous 2011

Attendance is free
RSVP by 31 Oct 2011 to

1 Nov 2011

Safe Cosmetics – Quaternium 15 Alert

29 Mar 2011

In-cosmetics Milan

9 Mar 2011

PCHi 2011 Post Show Report

22 Feb 2011

PCHi 2011

Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center


10 Sep 2010

3rd CCIP Cosmetics Fair 2010

17 Mar 2010

Formulacare i-2010

SMX Convention Centre, Pasay City, Philippines…

3 Feb 2011

How to Export your Cosmetic and Personal Care Products to Europe


19 Nov 2009

Marketing to Baby Boomers Conference

Singapore Marriott Hotel, Singapore

11 Nov 2009

Cosmoprof Asia 2009

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

15 Oct 2009

Cosmetics Regulation & Safety Assessment Workshop, in-Cosmetics Asia

Jointly Organized by Reeds Exhibition and CTFAS

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1 May 2009

Condolence Message

Dr. Shirley Ong

EXCO 2009 – 2011

16 Mar 2009

Safety Statement


16 Mar 2009

Quiz to test your Regulatory IQ

21 Jan 2009

Research & Development Conference

Park Royal Hotel, Singapore


11 Sep 2007


10 Sep 2007

Seminar on New Control of Cosmetic Products in Malaysia

The Puteri Pacific, Johor Bahru

6 Jun 2007

9th International Conference

Sun Protection: Myths and Reality
The Royal Society, London, UK

4 Jun 2007

Colour Cosmetics Summit 2007

Hilton Singapore

17 May 2007

China Internaltional Cultural Industry Fair (ICIF)

Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre


26 Oct 2006

Industrial News on Lipstick Lead


17 Jun 2004

2004 Sponsor Cosmetic Market in Thailand Forumby ABF

12 Feb 2004

Sponsor Cosmetic, Skincare and Fragrance Forum by ABF Singapore