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Warning: Methylisothiazolinone Use Has Limits

Data shows methylisothiazolinone used as a preservative in rinse-off cosmetic products is unsafe at 100 ppm when considering contact allergy concerns.

Ready for Compliance?

The Fourth Cosmetic Compliance Summit will demonstrate a beta version of the next California Air Resource Board (CARB) reporting tool before its release in July 2016.

US Legislation Hot Topic at ICMAD, ACI Forum

In March, a collaborative forum will help the industry make sense of the ramifications of pending federal cosmetics/personal care bills.

Lonza’s New Hair Care Technology Center Embraces Global Footprint

Lonza Customer Care’s Global Center for Hair Care Technology has opened a new site at Blackley, Manchester, United Kingdom to help progress the hair and skin care industries.

Coral to be Harvested for Cosmetics

Maxey Cosmetics signed a five-year agreement allowing the company to harvest the tips of a locally abundant soft coral, to extract black sea rod oil for use as an ingredient in its products.

US Officially Bans Microbeads

The phase in of the law banning microbeads starts with prohibiting manufacturing microbeads starting July 1, 2017.

Chemical Safety Bill Passes Senate

The Senate has passed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century act, which improves the science behind safety testing.

Canada Senate Hashes Out Animal Testing Ban

Animal testing of cosmetics could soon be a bygone in Canada as Bill S-214 inches closer to legislation.

Canada Puts Prostaglandins on Ingredient Hotlist

Health Canada adds to its Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist of restricted cosmetics ingredients, including comments on prostaglandins, methylisothiazolinone and more.

Canada Mandatory Nanomaterials Notice Due in '06

Canada has issued a mandatory notice to be completed by companies who have manufactured or imported products with nanomaterials in 2014.

Microbead Ban Legislation Passes U.S. House

A bill that would prohibit plastic microbeads beginning on January 1, 2018 has passed the U.S. House.

FDA Discusses 'Natural' in Food, Beverage Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is finally talking about it: the word natural. Will this discussion move to cosmetics, next?

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C&T Summit

C&T Summit is a new two-day event for cosmetic scientists focused on both theory and application. Coming June 26 & 27, 2014 to University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the conference and join the mailing list to learn more today.

Coloring the Cosmetic World

Coloring the Cosmetic World book cover

Finally! A practical resource on cosmetic pigments in one book. Edwin B. Faulkner offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Order your copy today.