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Apr 18, 2017 | Pascal Yvon, IDEA TESTS Group, Martillac, France
Clearly, cosmetics must be safe for human health. To ensure there's no mistaking just how safe, EU Cosmetics Regulation No. 1223/2009 has set forth some ground rules. Among them are microbiological considerations, which will truly challenge your preservative systems.
Apr 5, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
"Some companies decide to have one office in the UK, and another in the EU. The alternative is to provide the importer the product information file (PIF), which raises concerns over confidentiality."
Mar 24, 2017 | Rob Ross-Fichtner and Anna Schwanke, Focal Point Research Inc., Mississauga, Ontario
Both skin tanning and whitening products, especially those not approved, can carry serious health risks. This column will review regulatory aspects of tanning products, radiation-emitting devices, skin colorants and cosmetics, drugs and supplements, and skin whiteners to make formulators aware of these risks.
Mar 17, 2017 | Pascal Yvon, IDEA Tests Group, Martillac, France
The EU Cosmetics Regulation requires skin sensitization to be determined through non-animal methods. Here, the pathways for skin sensitization are reviewed, three non-animal tests are described in brief, and their combination with one another, followed by human assessment, are explored.
Feb 16, 2017
Calling all animal lovers: AMSilk is ready to put a smile on your face. The company was awarded The Vegan Society Trademark for two of its cosmetic ingredients, used in personal care and beauty.
Feb 10, 2017 | Pascal Yvon, IDEA Tests Group
Skin sensitization is one of the critical endpoints used to assess cosmetic ingredient safety, as highlighted in the EU regulation. Considerations for non-animal skin sensitization testing are discussed here.
Feb 1, 2017
The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) has recently released a position paper titled, “Getting the Best from Brexit.”
Feb 1, 2017
These indicators will be used by independent third parties to conclude whether or not a palm oil company is protecting forests and peatlands that have biodiversity, carbon and social values.
Jan 20, 2017 | Pascal Yvon, IDEA Tests Group, Martillac, France
An ingredient's highest safe dose divided by its exposure equals its margin of safety; that's the gist of the EU's risk assessment . This sixth article in a series covers the specific requirements for risk determination.
Jan 17, 2017
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea announced upcoming changes to policies in the food, pharma, quasi-drug, cosmetic and medical device sector for 2017. These changes are important to keep this regional hub of innovation internationally aligned.
Jan 5, 2017
As microbead bans are passed around the world, Lessonia, maker of natural exfoliators has named 2017 a crucial year to find an environmentally-friendly alternative.
Jan 3, 2017 | Christopher Flower, Ph.D., Cosmetic Toiletry & Perfumery Association, London
Today, we take the effectiveness of sunscreen products for granted. As the industry knows, this performance is not simply a happy coincidence. Here, we review the steps in the sun care R&D process and consider where questions may arise.