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Korean Regulations Get a Makeover

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.

Lessonia Eyes Microbead Replacements

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.

Effective Sunscreens for Everyone Under the Sun

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.

Canada's Revolution for Consolidating Self-care Products

Health Canada is working to reform regulations for cosmetics, natural health products and over-the-counter drugs based on risk. The newly proposed system raises endless questions, concerns and opinions.

Lead Levels in Cosmetics: Comment Now

Want a say in the levels of lead allowed in cosmetics? Now's your chance. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking comments on its newly drafted guidelines.

FDA Sued Over Salon Products Containing Formaldehyde

The groups claim that the FDA has not sufficiently reacted to the concerns regarding the health risks that salon keratin hair products containing formaldehyde present.

FDA to Use Adverse Event Reports to Monitor Cosmetic Safety

AERs that are submitted usually deal with hair products including shampoos, conditioners, hair smoothing products and hair dyes as well as skin products.

Thickening Agents Gone Vegan

Cosphatec GmbH is now creating vegan friendly thickening agents. The company announced its xanthan gums will now fall in the vegan category as well.

Is Your Brand Making Anti-pollution Claims? Read This.

New free in-depth report outlines the growth opportunities and challenges of infusing beauty brands with anti-pollution claims.

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.

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