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May 22, 2013 | 10:11 AM CDT
To commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity, May 22, 2013, the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) has published the report of this year’s Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference, which focused on how biodiversity is reshaping the beauty industry.
May 08, 2013 | 09:38 AM CDT
The New York chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) collaborated with the Chinese-American Cosmetic Professional Association (CACPA) to host the U.S.-China Cosmetic Regulatory Symposium on May 16, 2013, following Suppliers' Day 2013.
May 03, 2013 | 10:00 AM CDT
The PASS Coalition expresses its gratitude to subcommittee ranking member Sam Farr (D-CA) for pressing the FDA about the approval of pending sunscreen ingredients but notes that some UV filters have been pending with the FDA for over a decade.
Apr 04, 2013 | 03:44 PM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
This column will discuss titanium dioxide (TiO2). TiO2 is the most frequently used ingredient in cosmetics after water (aqua), fragrance (parfum), methylparaben, propylparaben, glycerin and propylene glycol, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program.
Apr 03, 2013 | 09:23 AM CDT
Organic Monitor's Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, taking place in New York City May 16–18, 2013, will explore how the environmental impact of cosmetic and personal care products, juggling environmental and social issues in sustainability programs, and green ingredient alternatives.
Mar 25, 2013 | 03:49 PM CDT
By: To Yo Be, Contributing Author and Consultant
In 2008, Health Sciences Authority (HSA) established the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD) for cosmetic products in Singapore. This is enforced as the Heath Products Act, a subsidiary legislation of the HSA’s Health Products Regulation 2007. The HAS set up the Cosmetic Control Unit of Singapore to regulate cosmetics.
Mar 14, 2013 | 04:28 PM CDT
The Public Access to Sunscreens Coalition launches with the mission to work collaboratively with the FDA and other entities to facilitate availability of improved UV ingredients; sun care products in the U.S. market.
Mar 06, 2013 | 10:23 AM CST
Speakers at the event included Council president and CEO Lezlee Westine and Council chairman and Elizabeth Arden CEO and president Scott Beattie, and topics included social media efforts, collaborative partnerships, marketing solutions and more.
Mar 06, 2013 | 08:46 AM CST
Clariant has launched EcoTain, its life cycle and a label that allows it to assess the protection of human, environmental and ecological health of its products over the value chain and clearly identify what products fulfill those requirements.
Mar 05, 2013 | 10:47 AM CST
By: Chris Flower, PhD; and Emma Meredith, PhD, CTP…
The implementation of Regulation 1223/2009 is of prime importance to the cosmetics industry. Although many requirements remain the same as in the directive, there are changes that will have an impact on companies, with compliance required by July 11, 2013.