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Oct 20, 2009
The state of California has extended the deadline for reporting cosmetic ingredients considered as hazardous or potentially hazardous. The initial deadline of Oct. 15, 2009, has been extended to Dec. 15.
Oct 20, 2009 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
The magnitude of regulatory knowledge and cutting-edge science skills required for REACH becomes evident while completing the steps toward registration. As a consequence, ECHA is extending its support for SIEFs and lead registrants.
Sep 29, 2009 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The stars where poorly aligned on June 15, 2009, when California finally issued its registration procedure and forms for the California Safe Cosmetics Act of 2005. At the same time, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) moved to an electronic-only filing system for drug registrations. These two changes have created significantly more work for the personal care industry—and with questionable benefits.
Sep 23, 2009
Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr. turns to David R. Macinga, PhD, and James W. Arbogast, PhD, to explain the differences between the US FDA categories used to classify hand sanitizer actives.
Sep 22, 2009 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
Within REACH, downstream user responsibilities for risk management measures arise when an eSDS is received from a chemical supplier with an annexed ES.
Sep 17, 2009
Clariant has launched its EcoTain label to support the cosmetic and personal care industry’s commitment to choosing more natural, eco-friendly products and formulation concepts.
Sep 15, 2009
The American Herbal Products Association filed comments in support of a document drafted by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program that suggests certifying and labeling soaps "organic" or "made with" under the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA).
Sep 14, 2009
Arbonne International LLC has voluntarily recalled a lot of Seasource Detox Spa Foaming Sea Salt Scrub due to the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Aug 25, 2009
The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that the Botox-like claims made for one OTC wrinkle treatment be discontinued after the test data submitted was deemed insufficient.
Aug 19, 2009 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
For each exposure scenario (ES), an exposure estimation and risk characterization must be included in the chemical safety report to demonstrate the risks are controlled. The ES must be annexed to the safety data sheet.
Aug 19, 2009
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened the investigation of nanoscale titanium dioxide in water treatment and topical sunscreen with a draft document and a call for public comment.
Aug 18, 2009
Roche Holding AG has pulled its oral acne medication Accutane (isotretinoin), which could pave the way for its increased topical use or for the development of new topical treatments for severe acne.