On September 3rd, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Philippines issued Advisory No. 2020-1599 , announcing the Implementation of FDA Circular No. 2020-0025 , namely the Implementing Guideline for Administrative Order No. 2019-0019  Reinstatement of Requirements of Licensing as Importers, Exporters, Manufacturers, Toll Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Distributors, Retailers, or Re-Packers of Those Engaged in Certain Household/Urban Hazardous Substances, and from the Requirement of Prior Registration and/or Notification of Said Products. The reinstatement of licensing requirement as well as the Implementing Guidelines shall enter into effect 15 days after their publication in two national newspapers.