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NAD Urges Cessation of Botox-like Claims for One Antiwrinkle Product

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that the Botox-like claims made for one OTC wrinkle treatment be discontinued after the test data submitted was deemed insufficient.

EPA Announces Public Comment Period for Nano TiO2 in Sunscreen

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.

REACH Update: Exposure Assessment Elements

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.

Accutane's Exit Could Fuel the Development of Topical Acne Treatments

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.

Labeling Claims

Little is more confusing to marketers and cosmetic formulators than product claims regulations. Questions regarding the rules commonly arise.

ASEAN Regulation Covered at in-cosmetics Asia

The Cosmetic Regulations and Safety Assessment Workshop will be hosted on Oct. 15, 2009, the last day of in-cosmetics Asia in Singapore.

Dubai Cracks Down on Banned Substances in Cosmetics

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.

PCPC Formally Responds to EWG's 'Unscientific' Sunscreen Report

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.

FDA Dispels Lead in Lipstick Reports with Sensitive Method for Lead Analysis

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.

REACH Update: Exposure Scenario Annexes and Other Changes to the SDS

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.

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