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Feb 12, 2008
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.
Feb 12, 2008
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.
Feb 12, 2008
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...
Feb 6, 2008
The Commission has proposed simplifying Europe's Cosmetics Directive to clarify and simplify requirements for safety assessments and notification rules; provisions to ban animal tests remain untouched.
Feb 5, 2008 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Australia issued its new Cosmetics Standard 2007. The following is a breakdown of products originally considered as therapeutic drugs if they made SPF claims, and that will now be regulated as secondary sunscreens.
Feb 1, 2008
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) of Brazil has alerted consumers to the danger of using Brazilian keratine treatments and/or Escova progressiva treatments.
Jan 31, 2008
L'Oréal Paris, a division of L'Oréal USA, has initiated a voluntary recall from retail stores in the United States for the L'Oréal Paris Dream Blonde Bleach and Lightening care kit.
Jan 30, 2008
Natural products have been the force behind a major trend in cosmetics and personal care but there are still no regulations that govern the use of the word natural.
Jan 16, 2008
The Soil Association announced it has has banned the use of manmade nanomaterials from all of its certified organic products and is reportedly the first organization to do so.
Jan 2, 2008
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) asked consumers over the holidays to boycott the purchase of Bath & Body Works products because of potentially harmful ingredients.
Dec 19, 2007
The US Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid the use of sindoor powder marketed under the Swad brand due to its high lead content.
Dec 18, 2007
Almost directly following the controversy surrounding lead in lipsticks, the industry is under scrutiny again as the Minnesota government bans mercury added to mascara and other cosmetics.