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Oct 25, 2007
The Associated Press (AP) has posted a story on diacetyl issues in California titled “California struggles with its own diacetyl problem.”
Oct 23, 2007
More than 150 industry experts and government scientists came together for the first ever Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Regulatory Science Summit.
Oct 22, 2007
At its Sept. 24-25 meeting, The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) expert panel has requested more data on basic violet 3 and licorice extract.
Oct 12, 2007
CTFA has responded to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics' claim that detectable levels of lead were found in mass market lipsticks...
Oct 12, 2007
A consumer group has reported that a large number of lipsticks manufactured in the United States contain high levels of lead.
Sep 28, 2007 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
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.
Sep 20, 2007
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.
Sep 20, 2007
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Procter & Gamble Co. over hand sanitizer claims.
Sep 11, 2007
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.
Aug 31, 2007 | Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions and Mark Chandler, Croda
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.
Aug 24, 2007
The FDA has proposed a new regulation for the formulating, testing and labeling of OTC sunscreens with ultraviolet UVA and UVB protection.
Aug 15, 2007
China is undoubtedly one of the biggest cosmetic and personal care manufacturers in the world. However, it has been experiencing product recall and contamination issues with exported goods over the last six months.