2011 CTFA hands over the reins to CECOSA, the new Cosmetic Export Council of South Africa.
CECOSA is a Section 21, non-profit organisation and has a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) with the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).
2009 Acquisition in principle of CTFA Exports.
2008 September – Concession received for Cosmetics containing Sodium Hyaluronate/Hyaluronic acid.
2006 December – Labelling of the 26 Allergens becomes mandatory.
2007 The third edition of the CTFA Cosmetic Compendium was published.
2006 June - International SPF Test Method signed and agreed to by South Africa, Japan, Europe & USA.
2004 February - Ingredient labelling of cosmetic products became mandatory.
2003 CTFA joined the International ISO Cosmetics Committee.
2003 Updates were issued to be included in the second edition of the CTFA Compendium.
2002 October - International Sunscreen Conference held at Sun City - The Second Edition of the Sunscreen Standard 1557:2002 was launched.
2001 The second edition of the CTFA Cosmetic Compendium was published.
2000 CTFA SA became a member of Colipa.
1998 June - The first edition of the CTFA Cosmetic Compendium was published.
1998 March- Ad Valorem reduced by another 5%.
1997 October the CTFA eventually received approval from the MCC by way of resolution 172.08.06. The resolution accepted the EU definition of a cosmetic.
1997 March- Ad Valorem excise tax was reduced from 37.5% to 15%.
1994 March - the cosmetics industry held an historic meeting where there was unanimous agreement to form a trade association specifically for this industry.Last modified on Monday, 13 February 2012 14:34