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Feb 11, 2016
Supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles are removing all personal care and beauty products containing these tiny microparticles off the shelves.
Feb 5, 2016
The state of California intends to list aloe vera, whole leaf extract and goldenseal root powder as known to cause cancer under Proposition 65.
Feb 4, 2016
The testing of cosmetic and personal care products on animals has become widely perceived as a vile, often cruel and inhumane practice. Many countries have either banned its use or have pending legislation to do so. The dilemma this leaves is creating reliable methods to test products for safety and quality.
Feb 4, 2016
It has been four years since this author last reviewed the preservatives being used in U.S. and Canadian cosmetics. Since then, continuing attacks against preservatives have kept formulators scrambling. This report discusses some of these attacks and compares the frequency of preservatives used in the last report with today’s numbers, to see what impact these attacks have had.
Feb 3, 2016
The Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act, an alternative to last year's proposed Personal Care Products Safety Act, makes sense and is supported by ICMAD. Here's why.
Jan 20, 2016
Data shows methylisothiazolinone used as a preservative in rinse-off cosmetic products is unsafe at 100 ppm when considering contact allergy concerns.
Jan 20, 2016
The Fourth Cosmetic Compliance Summit will demonstrate a beta version of the next California Air Resource Board (CARB) reporting tool before its release in July 2016.
Jan 11, 2016
In March, a collaborative forum will help the industry make sense of the ramifications of pending federal cosmetics/personal care bills.
Jan 7, 2016
Lonza Customer Care’s Global Center for Hair Care Technology has opened a new site at Blackley, Manchester, United Kingdom to help progress the hair and skin care industries.
Jan 4, 2016
Maxey Cosmetics signed a five-year agreement allowing the company to harvest the tips of a locally abundant soft coral, to extract black sea rod oil for use as an ingredient in its products.
Dec 30, 2015
The phase in of the law banning microbeads starts with prohibiting manufacturing microbeads starting July 1, 2017.
Dec 18, 2015
The Senate has passed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century act, which improves the science behind safety testing.