Most Popular in Regulatory
- New U.S. UV Filters and the Cosmetic Outlook in Canada for Sunscreens
- Unifying U.S. Cosmetic Regulation: The Challenges of the Personal Care Products Safety Act
- California Governor Signs Microbead Ban into Law
- What Should the Minimum Recommended SPF Be to Avoid Sunburn?
- Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- The Labeling of Fragrance Allergens in the European Union
- Big Win for Cosmetics: Court Closes Prop 65 Titanium Dioxide Case
- California's Modified Microbead Bill Passes Senate
- Importing Cosmetics into Japan: Part 1
- Study Finds Thousands of Microbeads Released in a Single Facial Scrub
Most Recent in Regulatory
Oct 9, 2015
Plastic microbeads used in products such as facial scrubs, soaps and toothpaste are prohibited in the state of California on and after Jan. 1, 2020.
Oct 9, 2015
As the global landscape of cosmetics and skin care regulations continues to evolve, two topics have taken center stage in regulatory discussions: animal testing bans and safety/ingredient compliance.
Oct 6, 2015
The Canadian Government is in the process of declaring microbeads as "toxic substances" under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and has declared a mandatory survey to be completed by companies.
Sep 29, 2015
In an unlikely turn, the Chinese government has embraced a Western approach to cosmetics regulation. However, it comes with a traditional Chinese twist.
Sep 25, 2015
Ashland Specialty Ingredients presented Escalol S UV filter as a significant ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection.
Sep 4, 2015
Assembly Bill 888, which prohibits the use of microbeads, was revamped a day after falling short by two votes it needed to pass the California Senate and has now received the Assembly's approval.
Sep 1, 2015
A study found up to 94,500 microbeads could be released in a single facial scrub application, which further supports proponents of the microbeads ban. #microbeadsban
Aug 26, 2015
The Personal Care Products Safety Act, a bill introduced this past April, proposes regulation of the cosmetics and personal care industry like no other legislation since the U.S. Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938. Perhaps the greatest issue for it to resolve, or fail to, is uniformity of that regulation.
Aug 26, 2015
A draft law is reportedly in the works to ban animal testing in Russia for cosmetics, perfumes and their ingredients. #animaltestingcosmeticsban
Aug 25, 2015
Turkey is now the latest country to join the group of countries that have banned animal testing for cosmetics. #animaltestingcosmeticsban
Aug 20, 2015
The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.
Aug 6, 2015
The cosmetics industry was able to thwart an attack against it concerning the ingredient titanium dioxide in the State of California court system.
Aug 4, 2015
Pamela Busiek, who will speak at the Global Retailers and Manufacturers Alliance (GRMA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Aug. 3, addresses ongoing efforts to reform cosmetic regulation.
Aug 3, 2015
As the global environmental issue of plastic microbeads in waterways gains traction, CIDESCO calls for action.
Jul 28, 2015
If toothpaste is regulated as a cosmetic product, manufacturers will have to list all of the ingredients.
Jul 21, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting on September 10, 2015 to receive input from the public on various topics pertaining to the regulation of cosmetics.
Jul 7, 2015
TerraVerdae BioWorks released a line of biodegradable, natural microspheres to be utilized in cosmetic and personal care products.
Jul 1, 2015
Companies will have three years to phase out the use of plastic microbeads from their cosmetic products in Connecticut following a state ban.
Jun 30, 2015
The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation will provide new opportunities for enhancing the global beauty trade.
Jun 29, 2015
The Humane Cosmetics Act aims to end animal testing for cosmetics after a one year phase in and it would also phase out the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in three years.