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Whatever Happened to Halal Cosmetics?

While analysts are left to sort through the question of "why" the halal segment is growing, cosmetic companies are moving forward with the "how."

FDA's Sunscreen Guidance Focuses on Safety and Effectiveness Data

The guidance also sheds light on the FDA’s requests for safety and effectiveness data on eight active sunscreen ingredients that are already under evaluation, including the data on human absorption.

Turkey's Cosmetic Regulations saw Changes in 2016

Changes include the banning of benzylidene camphor, changing requirements for non-oxidant hair dyes and the relationship between local and European Union legislations regarding vivisection.

Letter to the Editor: 'Anti-pollution is Marketing Hype'

Here we go again, questioning the "anti-pollution" trend. Is it real? Is it hype? This Letter to the Editor has some valid points to the latter. We're also hosting a free, two-part webinar to help sort through it all. You decide.

New Concepts in Cosmetic Regulations. . .It's Time to Leave the 1930s Behind

In the days when lawmakers were penning the original rules, understanding the differences between 'cosmetics' and 'drugs' was an easy business. These terms have run their course and really no longer suit the industry.

10 Aspects of Cosmetics Data Mandated by the EU

Product safety: It's crucial. That's why European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 requires the following 10 aspects of cosmetic product data to be provided in order to support a proper safety assessment.

You Think Your Product's Ready for Europe?

Europe's Cosmetics Regulation requires that, prior to their market release, cosmetic products undergo a safety assessment. From this, a safety report is drawn up for each product. In this column, we show you what elements of data you’ll need to gather.

ICMAD Urges National Safety Standard for Cosmetic Regulations

“The safety of our cosmetics and personal care products is our top priority–without safe products those who manufacture and sell them would have no business."

VIDEO: Does the Triclosan Ruling Open Doors for New Product Types?

In this sixth video in our series, David C. Steinberg considers whether the FDA's triclosan ruling presents an opportunity.

Natural Market Gets Clarity With New Council

"Our aim is to create real, meaningful and lasting change in the naturals market, and ensure that consumers are armed with the information they need to make informed purchases."

VIDEO: How Does Europe View Antibacterial Soaps?

This fifth video in our series with David C. Steinberg, recorded at in-cosmetics North America, continues the triclosan discussion with a brief look at how Europe regulates antibacterial soaps.

VIDEO: 2 Questions on the FDA's Triclosan Ruling

The FDA's ruling on triclosan raises two questions, which David C. Steinberg describe in this fourth video in our series. However, he concedes that fighting the ruling is like "doubling down on an already-lost bet."

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