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Mar 12, 2009 | 11:02 PM CDT
The council considered the two chemicals "trace" or extremely low in personal care products. In addition, it found that the percentages are below established regulatory limits or safety thresholds and are not a cause for health concern.
Mar 11, 2009 | 09:31 AM CDT
Today, March 11, 2009, two bans enter into force concerning animal testing for cosmetics products sold in the European Union. The first bans the testing of ingredients on animals while the second bans the sale of cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals.
Mar 06, 2009 | 01:11 PM CST
According to the committee, the ingredient is not safe at the given concentration in mouthwashes and leave-on products such as body lotion due to a higher absorption rate.
Mar 06, 2009 | 12:24 PM CST
The two are developing a draft guiding manufacturers on how to demonstrate compliance with both standards.
Feb 11, 2009 | 09:30 AM CST
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
This new regulation is a self-classification system for companies that identifies hazardous chemicals and informs users of their presence through standard symbols and phrases on the packaging labels, and through safety data sheets.
Feb 06, 2009 | 09:46 AM CST
The Canadian government announced the publication of final conclusions and initial risk management approaches for Batch 2 substances in the Chemicals Management Plan. Batch 2 included 16 substances.
Jan 30, 2009 | 02:11 PM CST
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Two recent changes to regulations will significantly impact the industry in 2009. These include changes to over-the-counter (OTC) labels, and the latest amendment to the Lacey Act.
Jan 27, 2009 | 08:08 PM CST
Topical anesthetics desensitize nerve endings that lie near the surface of the skin with anesthetic drugs such as lidocaine, tetracaine, benzocaine and prilocaine in a cream, ointment or gel.
Jan 26, 2009 | 04:37 PM CST
When exposed to air and heat, tea tree oil is prone to oxidation and yields epoxides and other oxidation products that contribute to its skin sensitizing potential.
Jan 20, 2009 | 09:09 AM CST
The Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) will address the issues on every personal care formulator's mind at its 2nd Annual Cosmetic Science Symposium.