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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 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 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.
Jul 30, 2009 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Little is more confusing to marketers and cosmetic formulators than product claims regulations. Questions regarding the rules commonly arise.
Jul 27, 2009
The Cosmetic Regulations and Safety Assessment Workshop will be hosted on Oct. 15, 2009, the last day of in-cosmetics Asia in Singapore.
Jul 3, 2009
Dubai Municipality is cracking down on manufacturers and distributors of personal care products containing banned substances linked to cancer and animal products that violate Islamic beliefs.
Jul 2, 2009
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has released a formal statement by John Bailey, chief scientist, in response the Environmental Working Group's (EWG's) "unscientific" 2009 Sunscreen Report.
Jul 1, 2009
The FDA announced that it has developed a new method of testing lead in lipsticks and retested all lipsticks reported to contain high amounts of lead.
Jun 30, 2009 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
The statutory basis for safety data sheets (SDSs) is laid down in Article 31 of REACH, and Annex II details the requirements for the compilation of an SDS in accordance with this article.
Jun 16, 2009 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
The Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FD&C Act) defines a cosmetic by its intended use, meaning cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering appearance.
Jun 11, 2009 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
Substance Information Exchange Forums (SIEFs) are operational and critical for data-sharing and the subsequent preparation of joint registration dossiers. A SIEF is established when companies have agreed that their substance is the same.
Jun 9, 2009
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers to avoid the use of Clarcon skin products. According to the FDA, there is a risk of bacterial contamination associated with the products.