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European Chemicals Agency to Take the Reins

Just as pre-registration of chemicals in the EU moves to the registration phase on June 1, 2008, the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB) will hand off responsibilities to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

Harmonizing Cosmetics Standards: ISO

The importance of harmonization continues to grow. Past and present standard-setting work by ISO, such as in microbiology and sun protection, is laying the foundation for future bridges across regulatory gaps.

FDA Globalization Act to Effect Beauty Industry

The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a draft of legislation regarding provisions of adequate funding and authority for the FDA.

BFAD to Train on ASEAN Cosmetic Directive

The Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) announced it will host training sessions for cosmetic manufacturers, importers and distributors regarding the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive.

Manufacturers Trying to be Green on Product Labels

Manufacturers are trying to prove to consumers that their products are eco-friendly, according to a study.

REACH Update: Specifics for Naturals

Substances occurring in nature are exempt from registration, evaluation and downstream user obligations if they are not chemically modified or classified as dangerous...

When Ingredient Alarm Leads to the Courtroom

The personal care industry has experienced growing consumer interest in the ingredients its products contain. This interest has resulted in better responsibility and safety among cosmetic manufacturers; however, it also has produced elevated concerns over potentially harmful ingredients.

Regulations in ASEAN Countries

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed to harmonize its cosmetic regulatory scheme.

SCCP Rules on Hair Dyes and Disagrees with Consumer Patch Test

The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) has deemed five hair-dye ingredients safe at recommended concentrations and labeled one with insufficient data.

FDA Increases Presence in China

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is establishing a regulating presence in China to monitor exported food and cosmetics.

AAD Questions Sunscreen Seal Program

Questions were raised at the American Academy of Dermatology's (AAD) annual meeting in February over its Seal of Recognition program.

SCCP Re-evaluates Toluene and Benzophenone-3

The European Commission (EC) is requesting opinions from its Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) on benzophenone-3 and toluene.

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