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Na True Takes Steps to Define Natural and Organic Personal Care

Recently, Na True published a definition for natural and organic cosmetics as well as criteria for a three-tiered label system that is expected to become valid throughout Europe.

CIR Reaches Verdicts on Butyl Myristate, HC Red No. 3 and More

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel announced ingredient verdicts including a tentative safety assessment on butyl myristate and approval of HC Red No. 3 at its June 4, 2008, meeting.

Consumers Becoming More Discerning on Companies' Greening Claims

An increase in customer relations and sincerity during the implementation in the green trend, which continues to grow, is necessary to further development consumer trust, says the Natural Marketing Institute.

CVS Employs Cosmetic Safety Policy

US Drugstore CVS has employed a new cosmetic safety policy, according to its Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Abu Dhabi Supports Halal Movement

Abu Dhabi is hosting the World Halal Expo this November in support of globalizing standards in the halal industry, a rapidly expanding business growing to an estimated US $2.1 trillion.

Are 'Organic' Claims Harming the Industry?

This "Letter to the Editor" explores marketing's role in confusing the consumer. "Most substances on Earth are 'natural,''' states the writer. "Some marketers use these words incorrectly and I am concerned this is harming our industry."

ICCR Welcomes Public Comment on Cosmetic Regulation

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a public meeting on June 19, 2008, to receive input from the public on cosmetics regulation before the next ICCR steering committee meeting.

The EU's Proposed 8th Amendment

Just as the industry began to comply with the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive, the European Union (EU) Commission proposed the new 8th Amendment. After confusion surrounding the old rules, the commission attempted to correct matters, only making them worse.

FDA Warns Moms Against Nipple Cream with Chlorphenesin

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers against using Mommy's Bliss Nipple Cream, a nursing cream by MOM Enterprises Inc.

Infinitely Big Expectations from Infinitely Small Particles

The personal care industry still needs to work to fully identify and exploit the opportunities of nanotechnology in cosmetics.

REACH Update: Two Weeks Until Pre-registration

June 1, 2008, marks the day when the European Chemicals Agency will start managing all activities for the registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemical substances in Europe.

ECHA to Check REACH Dossiers for Completeness

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced it will conduct a completeness check of registration dossiers under REACH within three weeks of their submission.

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