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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.

Chemical Plants Face Stricter Regulations

On Thursday, March 6, 2008, the House Committee on Homeland Security approved draft legislation that would extend and modify federal authority to regulate the security of U.S. chemical plants—a measure that, among other things, would require chemical plants to consider the use of "inherently safer technology (IST)."

REACH Update: The REACH Schedule

Registration under REACH starts on June 1, 2008, when manufacturers and importers of new substances in quantities above 1 ton have to submit a registration to the European Chemicals Agency.

Changes Predicted for Natural Cosmetics Market

Organic Monitor predicts 2008 to be defining year in the adoption of natural and organic standards in the cosmetics industry.

IOS Natural, Organic Certification Now Available for US Cosmetics

Cosmetics producers in North America now can certify their natural and organic products by standards similar to Europe's.

Jakim to Invest Millions in Halal Lab

An increasing demand for halal products has spurred the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) to set up a multi-million laboratory to determine the halal worthiness of products.

Are Sunscreens Killing the Coral Reefs?

Scientists have reported that sunscreen may be to blame for dying coral reefs.

Burt's Bees Launches Natural Campaign

"Natural Vs." campaign seen as a broader consumer educational effort on natural personal care products..

EC Proposes Directive Simplification--Colipa Approves

The European Commission has proposed to simplify the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC. Under the simplification, The EC would take the 27 transposing national pieces of legislation representing over 3500 pages of legal text and replace them with one single regulation.

REACH Update: SIEFs and Consortia

The purpose of substance information exchange forums (SIEFs) is to facilitate the exchange of information, to avoid duplication of studies and animal testing, and to agree on classification and labelling of chemical substances.

Chattem Recalls Icy Hot Products

Chattem Inc. has initiated a voluntary nationwide recall of its Icy Hot Heat Therapy products, including consumer "samples" that were included on a limited promotional basis in cartons of its 3 oz. Aspercreme product...

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