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California; CTFA to Host Issues Conference

The State of California and CTFA are hosting a conference to address green chemistry, air quality and implementation of the California Safe Cosmetics Act.

Diacetyl in the News Again

The Associated Press (AP) has posted a story on diacetyl issues in California titled “California struggles with its own diacetyl problem.”

CTFA Regulatory Science Summit Covers All Bases

More than 150 industry experts and government scientists came together for the first ever Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Regulatory Science Summit.

CIR Reviews Basic Violet 3 and Licorice Extract

At its Sept. 24-25 meeting, The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) expert panel has requested more data on basic violet 3 and licorice extract.

CTFA Responds to Lead in Lipstick Claim

CTFA has responded to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics' claim that detectable levels of lead were found in mass market lipsticks...

Consumer Group Reports Traces of Lead in Lipstick

A consumer group has reported that a large number of lipsticks manufactured in the United States contain high levels of lead.

Regulatory Review: Regulations in Chemicals, Sunscreen Labeling and Nanotechnology

There have been several changes in regulations that will impact global formulations. The most important one concerns chemicals in the European Union (EU). In addition, steps towards evaluating the safety of nanomaterials have been made by US regulatory bodies.

EC Requests Opinions on Hair Care and UV Filter

On Aug. 27, 2007, the European Commission requested opinions from the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) on hair care ingredient laureth-9 and the UV filter diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate.

FDA Issues Warning Over Hand Sanitizer Claims

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Procter & Gamble Co. over hand sanitizer claims.

FDA Issues Warning Letter for Injectable Tan Product

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Melanocorp Inc. concerning the sale and marketing of the product Melanotan II.

(Re) formulating within REACh with Formulating from First Principles

With new legislation in action like REACH in Europe, most formulations will contain at least one ingredient that will need to be eliminated and hence these formulations need to be reformulated. The authors describe a fundamental approach to formulation science allowing reformulation within the shortest timeframe possible, at minimal cost, while optimizing desired skin sensory attributes, skin delivery and physical stability.

FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Rules

The FDA has proposed a new regulation for the formulating, testing and labeling of OTC sunscreens with ultraviolet UVA and UVB protection.

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C&T Summit

C&T Summit is a new two-day event for cosmetic scientists focused on both theory and application. Coming June 26 & 27, 2014 to University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the conference and join the mailing list to learn more today.

Coloring the Cosmetic World

Coloring the Cosmetic World book cover

Finally! A practical resource on cosmetic pigments in one book. Edwin B. Faulkner offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Order your copy today.