Imamura Office specializes in cosmetics and pharmaceutical consulting.

For cosmetics and pharmaceutical consultation
Imamura Office

Call:03-5394-1517

1-32-20-212, Kami-Ikebukuro,
Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0012

List of Services

Our services

① Obtaining licenses for cosmetics sales business

To sell cosmetics domestically, we need a “cosmetics sales business” license.
To obtain licenses for cosmetics sales business,
・ General Manufacturing and Distribution Representative
・ Procedures for quality control
・ Procedures for safety management
you will need it.
Based on my extensive experience, I will assist you in obtaining license smoothly.

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For more information, please contact us.

② Obtaining licenses for cosmetics manufacturing

To manufacture cosmetics domestically, we need a “cosmetic manufacturing” license.
To obtain licenses for cosmetic manufacturing,
・ Responsible Engineer
・ Structural Equipment
you will need it.
Based on my extensive experience, I will assist you in obtaining license smoothly.

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③ Import procedures for cosmetics

Importing and distributing cosmetics domestically requires a approval of the cosmetic sales business and a approval of the cosmetic manufacturing (packaging, labeling, storage).
Next, it is necessary to apply a cosmetic foreign manufacturer’s notification and a cosmetic manufacturing and sales notification.
In addition, it is necessary to prepare a Japanese label in accordance with legal labeling.
Based on my extensive experience, I will assist you in smooth import.

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④ Lecture and writing on cosmetics

[Lecture results]

  • Cosmetic business new entry seminar
    (hosted by the Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical Affairs in March 2020)
  • Administrative procedures legal specialist’s business related to cosmetics
    (Nov. 2019, hosted by: The Tomon Association of administrative procedures legal specialists)
  • Practical response points for cosmetics regulation in China, Korea, Taiwan, and ASEAN.
    (March 2019; hosted by Science & Technology)
  • Method for developing and evaluating hair care products based on the structure and characteristics of hair
    (February 2018, hosted by the R&D Support Center)
  • Fundamentals of Dermatology and Points of Research and Development in Skin Care Cosmetics.
    (Sept. 2016, hosted by Information Systems)

[Major works]

  • “Skin care and hair care for competent men”
    (Gokigen Business Publishing, 2017)
  • Development of the business of an administrative procedures legal specialist
    (co-authored, Seibundo, 2017)
  • Management of luxury watch brands
    (Co-translated, Kadokawa Gakugei Publishing, 2015)

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⑤ Survey of advertising expressions

The surcharge system was introduced on April 1, 2016 with the revision of the Unjustifiable Premiums and Unjustifiable Labeling Prevention Law.
A surcharge of 3% of the amount of sales is imposed for improper representation.
Based on my extensive experience, I would like to point out the problems with advertising expression in various media and propose proposals for improvement.

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⑥ Comfomity survey of prescription ingredients in cosmetic exports

When exporting cosmetics, it is necessary to investigate in advance the regulation of prescription ingredients in the exporter country. I would like to point out the problems of prescription ingredients in the exporter country and propose an improvement plan.

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⑦ Development support for skin care cosmetics and hair care cosmetics

Based on my years of research and development experience, we will help you develop skin care cosmetics and hair care cosmetics. We support from sample presentation to cosmetics production, and will also introduce cosmetics manufacturers, design companies, container companies, etc.

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⑧ Obtaining INCI names and Japanese labeling names for new cosmetic ingredients

We will assist you in obtaining INCI names and Japanese labeling names for new cosmetic ingredients.

For more information, please contact us.

※ Contact us for rewards for each service.

Imamura Office

Akihiro Imamura

1-32-20-212, Kami-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0012

TEL 03-5394-1517
FAX 03-5394-1517

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