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Dec 2, 2008 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
The industry has met the end of the REACH preregistration phase. However, it will not stop meeting new challenges as it attempts to comply with the demands posed by future phases.
Dec 2, 2008
Colipa supports the vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, agreeing with the European Commission to review the Cosmetics Directive.
Dec 2, 2008
Recent media stories have prompted one association to raise questions regarding the safety of some Brazilian keratin treatments, known as escova progressiva in Brazil.
Nov 26, 2008 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While this column will not focus on REACH legislation, it does report on several critical areas related to REACH that were discussed at REACH in the Pre-registration Window and Beyond.
Nov 26, 2008 | Julian Hewitt and Mindy Goldstein, PhD
So what exactly is nanotechnology and what are its applications in cosmetics and personal care? Nanotechnology is one of those terms that most think they understand—in the scientific community, at least—but for which most would struggle to provide a precise definition.
Nov 18, 2008 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
Within REACH it is considered essential to regulate Substances of Very High Concern, as the effects on humans and the environment can be serious and often irreversible.
Nov 18, 2008
The company recalled 1 ounce (28 g) tubes of DG Maximum Strength Acne Medicated Gel, sold at Dollar General; Kroger Acne Gel 10% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Medication, sold at Kroger; and Equate: Medicated Acne Gel, sold at Wal-Mart.
Nov 12, 2008
Europe has harmonized organic personal care standards with the launch of the European Cosmetics Standards Working Group's Cosmetics Organic Standard.
Nov 3, 2008
The Web site aims to give clear information to a wide range of stakeholders on issues of importance to the cosmetics industry.
Oct 29, 2008
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has adjusted the REACH-IT system, which the agency reports has improved the performance of online and bulk pre-registrations for REACH.
Oct 28, 2008
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) recently received US$66.8 million in funding out of the US$150 million allocated for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Oct 20, 2008
Australia and New Zealand have taken a first step toward regulating nanotechnology, specifically with a call for food companies to disclose any products that contain particles invisible to the naked eye.