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Aug 31, 2007 | 11:36 AM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions and Mark…
With new legislation in action like REACH in Europe, most formulations will contain at least one ingredient that will need to be eliminated and hence these formulations need to be reformulated. The authors describe a fundamental approach to formulation science allowing reformulation within the shortest timeframe possible, at minimal cost, while optimizing desired skin sensory attributes, skin delivery and physical stability.
Aug 24, 2007 | 09:08 AM CDT
The FDA has proposed a new regulation for the formulating, testing and labeling of OTC sunscreens with ultraviolet UVA and UVB protection.
Aug 15, 2007 | 09:43 AM CDT
China is undoubtedly one of the biggest cosmetic and personal care manufacturers in the world. However, it has been experiencing product recall and contamination issues with exported goods over the last six months.
Aug 13, 2007 | 01:54 PM CDT
The US House Committee on Appropriations has approved a $2 million increase for the FDA's Office of Cosmetics and Colors.
Aug 08, 2007 | 05:00 PM CDT
Friends of the Earth, a US network of environmental groups, has questioned the safety of nanoparticles in sunscreens. The group will hold a telephone news conference where it will discuss its findings.
Aug 07, 2007 | 09:37 AM CDT
Cropwatch has requested information from industry professionals on a variety of topics.
Aug 01, 2007 | 03:03 PM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The European Union (EU) issued the latest Adaptations to Technical Progress (ATP) on April 17, 2007. This ATP prohibited several ingredients and severely restricted an important preservative.
Jul 24, 2007 | 04:40 PM CDT
The International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) has reported that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be releasing an internal task force report and recommendations on nanotechnology oversight by the end of this month.
Jul 19, 2007 | 04:51 PM CDT
Recent statements questioning the environmental safety of triclosan have been disputed by the Soap and Detergent Association (SDA).
Jul 03, 2007 | 04:38 PM CDT
Burt's Bees has announced that it will work with other beauty industry companies to develop a standard for natural personal care products.