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California's Modified Microbead Bill Passes Senate

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.

Study Finds Thousands of Microbeads Released in a Single Facial Scrub

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

Russian Parliament Considering Ban on Animal Testing

A draft law is reportedly in the works to ban animal testing in Russia for cosmetics, perfumes and their ingredients. #animaltestingcosmeticsban

Unifying U.S. Cosmetic Regulation: The Challenges of the Personal Care Products Safety Act

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.

Animal-tested Cosmetics Ban Spreads to Turkey

Turkey is now the latest country to join the group of countries that have banned animal testing for cosmetics. #animaltestingcosmeticsban

FDA Issues Warnings for Cosmetics, Website Claims

The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.

Big Win for Cosmetics: Court Closes Prop 65 Titanium Dioxide Case

The cosmetics industry was able to thwart an attack against it concerning the ingredient titanium dioxide in the State of California court system.

ICMAD CEO Stresses Universal Standards in Cosmetic Regulation

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.

CIDESCO Supports Microbead Ban; Calls for Safe Alternatives

As the global environmental issue of plastic microbeads in waterways gains traction, CIDESCO calls for action.

Coming Soon? Toothpaste Regulated as a Cosmetic in China

If toothpaste is regulated as a cosmetic product, manufacturers will have to list all of the ingredients.

FDA Seeks Public Input Ahead of ICCR Cosmetics Regulation Meeting

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.

TerraVerdae BioWorks Develops Environmental Microspheres

TerraVerdae BioWorks released a line of biodegradable, natural microspheres to be utilized in cosmetic and personal care products.

C&T Summit

C&T Summit is a new two-day event for cosmetic scientists focused on both theory and application. Coming June 26 & 27, 2014 to University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the conference and join the mailing list to learn more today.

Coloring the Cosmetic World

Coloring the Cosmetic World book cover

Finally! A practical resource on cosmetic pigments in one book. Edwin B. Faulkner offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Order your copy today.