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Jun 16, 2011
After nearly a four-year wait for an action on sunscreens, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Final Sunscreen Rule, which addresses the testing and labeling of OTC sunscreen products.
Jun 10, 2011
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance outlining its view on how to identify whether regulated products contain nanomaterials or apply such technologies.
May 20, 2011
ICMAD has joined the Personal Care Products Council, the FDA, OSHA and consumer groups to support the safety review by the CIR for the use of formaldehyde/methylene glycol in professional hair straightening products.
May 18, 2011
Non-profit organization Green Seal Inc. has created GS-50, reportedly the first US certification standard for cosmetic and personal care products that covers the whole product life cycle.
May 2, 2011 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
This column is the last in a three- part series on the European Union’s (EU) Regulation No. 1223/2009,1 which was published on Dec. 22, 2009.
Apr 22, 2011
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 4, 2011
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.
Feb 16, 2011
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 1, 2011
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
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 3, 2011 | 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 8, 2010 | 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.