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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.

China Sees Contamination and Product Recall Issues with Exports

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.

Government Funding Increase--A Step Toward Globalization?

The US House Committee on Appropriations has approved a $2 million increase for the FDA's Office of Cosmetics and Colors.

Environmental Group Questions Nano Sunscreens

Friends of the Earth, a US network of environmental groups, has questioned the safety of nanoparticles in sunscreens. The group will hold a telephone news conference where it will discuss its findings.

Cropwatch Requests Comment From Industry

Cropwatch has requested information from industry professionals on a variety of topics.

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