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Apr 22, 2011 | 11:27 AM CDT
Cosmetic manufacturer Lifetech Resources LLC has been issued a warning letter by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding claims touted on three of its eye care products.
Apr 04, 2011 | 11:14 AM CDT
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested that consumers notify the agency of all adverse reactions to beauty, personal hygiene and color cosmetic products.
Mar 24, 2011 | 04:25 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick turns to Nick Morante of Nick Morante Consultants to explain the difference between natural colorants and mineral-based colorants with a special focus on iron oxides and the difference in the regulation of iron oxides in the United States and Europe.
Feb 16, 2011 | 07:49 AM CST
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has established a repository of 25 different reference nanomaterials, including titanium dioxide, to support safety assessments and ensure consumer protection and confidence in various applications and products.
Feb 01, 2011 | 09:44 AM CST
Jay Ansell, vice president of the cosmetics program for the Personal Care Products Council, has issued a statement in response to reports of human deaths and injuries related to drug-containing bath salts.
Jan 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM CST
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has alerted members that it anticipates the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to issue its Final Monograph on titanium dioxide. Should the IARC not change its current position on the material, it will be subject to California's Proposition 65.
Jan 03, 2011 | 03:48 PM CST
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
In total, EC No. 1223/2009, often called the Recast or the 8th Amendment, is comprised of a preamble with 71 parts (justification), 40 articles (replacing the old 15) and 10 annexes (replacing the old nine).
Dec 07, 2010 | 04:14 PM CST
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
There is a connection between religion and cosmetics, and that connection is naturals. Naturals are the new (cosmetic) religion. This column's provocative title tries to link the evidence for the existence of God to the evidence for the claimed benefits of naturals.
Nov 03, 2010 | 08:45 AM CDT
The European Commission (EC) has established an Innovation Union to step up R&D efforts, reportedly by using public sector intervention to stimulate the private sector and remove bottlenecks [that] stop ideas [from] reaching the market.
Oct 13, 2010 | 10:29 AM CDT
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking public comments on proposed revisions for its "Green Guides," which are designed to help marketers avoid making misleading product claims. Since marketing often impacts product formulation, it is important for formulators to understand the proposed changes as well as provide their input.