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3 Skin Sensitization Tests to Meet the EU Mandate

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.

AMSilk Awarded Vegan Registration

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.

Bypassing Adverse Skin Pathways: EU Rules for Cosmetics Tox Testing

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.

Stephenson Personal Care Teams up with RSPO and POIG

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.

CTPA: "Getting the Best from Brexit"

The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) has recently released a position paper titled, “Getting the Best from Brexit.”

9 EU Requirements for Risk Assessment

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.

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.

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