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VIDEO: How Does Europe View Antibacterial Soaps?

This fifth video in our series with David C. Steinberg, recorded at in-cosmetics North America, continues the triclosan discussion with a brief look at how Europe regulates antibacterial soaps.

VIDEO: 2 Questions on the FDA's Triclosan Ruling

The FDA's ruling on triclosan raises two questions, which David C. Steinberg describe in this fourth video in our series. However, he concedes that fighting the ruling is like "doubling down on an already-lost bet."

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest: Emerging Trends and Regulatory Hurdles in Bath and Body

Is the average consumer more concerned about their body above the shoulders? Are they unwilling to spend more on bath and body because there's no big difference between products, despite the price point? Explore this and more with us.

VIDEO: Is there a Future for Hand Sanitizers?

In this third video in a series, David C. Steinberg predicts the outlook for future consumer hand sanitizers in light of the FDA's triclosan ruling.

EFfCI Brings Animal-testing Actions Before U.K. Courts

Court says EU law makes no distinction depending on where the animal testing was carried out.

VIDEO: Will the Triclosan Ban Leave Us Empty-handed?

Triclosan got the FDA's boot earlier this month. So now what? In this second installment of our video series, David Steinberg continues the discussion.

VIDEO: Triclosan Ban, The Backstory

Triclosan got the FDA's boot earlier this month, but why? In this interview with David Steinberg, C&T gets the backstory.

Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It, Says FDA

The FDA is issuing a final rule under which OTC consumer antiseptic wash products containing the majority of the antibacterial active ingredients—including triclosan and triclocarban—will no longer be able to be marketed.

Does Your PIF Comply?

Does your PIF comply? European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 requires that a Product Information File (PIF) be completed and kept updated for each cosmetic product placed on the EU market. What should it contain? Find out here.

SCCS Gives Cyclopentasiloxane Thumbs Up for Safety, Mostly

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has determined that cyclopentasiloxane (D5) is safe at the reported concentrations in cosmetics, except for use in hair styling aerosols and sun care spray products.

Tattoos, Permanent Makeup and Regulatory Uncertainty

As tattooing has surged in popularity, so have incidences of injury and infection. The industry has begun to consider if and how the ingredients used in tattooing should be regulated.

Is ‘Anti-pollution’ Just a Ruse?

Remember "naturals?" Where did they lead us? In some cases, to benefit-infused natural products but in others, to greenwashing and chemical-free claims. Enter anti-pollution.

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